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Kelly Donovan

Ontario Court of Appeal Decision

November 8, 2019

Donovan vs. Waterloo Regional Police Services Board, 2019 ONCA 845 The Ontario Court of Appeal allowed my appeal against both the Boardand Chief Bryan Larkin, which means I will be continuing with my action in Ontario Superior Court against them,(while they proceed against me at the Human Rights Tribunalof Ontario). What does this mean? When I […]

Stop the Litigation of Whistleblowers

March 22, 2019

PLEASE CLICK ON LINK TO READ KELLY’S STORY Stop the Litigation of Whistleblowers I gave up my job as a police officer, my salary, and still the police service is coming after me for speaking up about what goes on inside a police service.  I never agreed to keep silent about my experiences working […]

The Cancer that is Killing Police Officers

February 24, 2019

Last week, I escorted my daughter out of Sick Kids at McMaster in a wheelchair after having a tumour removed from her cheek. While waiting for our ride, my phone alerted me to an email from the Superior Court of Justice; Justice Doi had made his decision about my pending lawsuit against my former employer, […]

When you’re an outspoken critic of the police, they want to shut you up.

February 3, 2019

2018 was a quiet year for me, and this is why.  In June, I was served with a lawsuit filed at the Human Rights Tribunal by the Waterloo Regional Police Service.  They alleged that I violated the terms of my resignation agreement, despite me having refused to sign a non-disclosure clause (a gag order).  Because […]