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Under police surveillance

Maloney on how he learned he was being watched

TAPPED AND FOLLOWED. Former Toronto layer and gay activist Peter Maloney's telephones were tapped by the Toronto police, says a leaked internal document. Credit: Xtra files

Toronto police spied on gay activists including George Hislop and Peter Maloney according to a leaked internal Toronto police document, reported The Globe And Mail and the Toronto Star, May 18.

The allegedly leaked document also details how, beginning in 1991, Toronto police tapped Maloney’s phones and spied on him at least eight times while he dined with his friend, then Police Services Board chairwoman Susan Eng, states the report according to The Globe.

Pink Triangle Press publisher and editor at large David Walberg contacted Maloney via email, May 17. Maloney replied with a detailed account of how he learned that police were watching him.

Wrote Maloney: