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Ex-Toronto police Chief Bill Blair talks carding on Metro Morning

Toronto police Chief Bill Blair joined CBC's Metro Morning to discuss the controversial use of carding by his former force and how it will affect his legacy as the city's top cop.

Blair is running for Liberal nomination in Scarborough Southwest

Some of Blair's policies as Toronto's top cop seem at odds with the Liberal Party 5:53

Former Toronto police Chief Bill Blair has announced he will be seeking the Liberal nomination in Scarborough Southwest.

Interestingly, in his role as the city's top cop, Blair supported several policing policies that are contradictory to those espoused by the Liberal Party.

Among those is perhaps the most controversial element of Blair's legacy: his endorsement of carding. 

Blair sat down with CBC's Metro Morning Tuesday to discuss his legacy and particularly accusations that carding has alienated minority communities. 

Check out the video above for the his exchange on carding with host Matt Galloway, or listen to the full interview here

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