Calls to defund the police gain traction with some Canadian policymakers. But what does it mean?

Article Link: https://www.cbc.ca/news/defund-the-police-canada-1.5605430

Discussion posted by: Arye ben-Shaoul

The increasing calls to defund the police in the wake of the death of George Floyd have been seized upon by some Canadian lawmakers and social activists hoping for significant reforms… But not everyone agrees on the exact definition of the concept. It has become a catch-all phrase for proposals ranging from police budget cuts to a complete dismantling of police forces.