For years, members of Montreal's black community have told stories about the discrimination they've allegedly suffered at the hands of the city police: A black lawyer in a BMW, repeatedly pulled over. A man checking his cell phone on the street, questioned and eventually arrested. Seemingly routine police interventions that escalate to violence and even death.
A Quebec Superior Court judge has authorized a class action lawsuit against the City of Montreal on behalf of citizens who allege they were unfairly arrested and racially profiled by the city's police.
Officials from New York City have been visiting Quebec's north to learn more about the impact a possible hydro power deal between the city and the provincial utility would have on Indigenous communities, a spokesman from the mayor's office said on Monday, July 29, 2019.
Health officials in Quebec confirmed on Monday, July 29, 2019, they are revisiting the place of the grilled cheese sandwich on menus in care facilities following the choking deaths of at least two elderly residents in recent years.
Quebec provincial police defended their new social media policy on Monday, July 22, 2019, after they raised eyebrows with sarcastic responses to comments on the squad's Facebook page, including one in which a police staffer described a commenter as a "moron."
Relief is in sight for sweltering Canadians after a weekend of high humidity and thunderstorms that affected sporting events, caused localized flooding, and sent people flocking to local pools to beat the heat as temperatures soared into the mid-30s.
James Duggan, a well-known Montreal lawyer who spent years fighting for the rights of RCMP officers to unionize, was among the three victims of a plane crash that occurred in a remote region of northern Quebec on Friday, July 12, 2019.
When Erica Fagan and her fiance started looking for a new apartment in their St-Henri neighbourhood, they thought they had reasonable criteria: they wanted a two-bedroom place where they could bring their own appliances and their cat, Odin.