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Family says police slow to investigate alleged racial attack near Montreal
on December 28th, 2023
A Montreal-area mother is expressing rage and horror about an alleged racially motivated attack against her 18-year-old daughter and three other young women. Lyndia Barthold says the four women were sitting in a parked car in Terrebonne, north of Montreal, when a man started swinging an axe at a closed window and screaming racial slurs. She claims Terrebonne police initially did not take the case seriously because the victims are black.  Read More
Terrebonne police slow to investigate incident against Black girls, Red Coalition alleges
on December 27th, 2023
A group of young Black women is accusing police in Terrebonne, north of Montreal, of racism after officers allegedly took weeks to investigate an incident against them. The night of Nov. 21, a hooded white man allegedly approached the three young adult women and a minor in a vehicle and uttered death threats and racial slurs, and shattered their car window with an axe.  Read More
Red Coalition calls police random check guidelines “Nothing new”
on December 27th, 2023
Days after Quebec Public Safety Minister François Bonnardel issued his government’s long-awaited directives for police checks, the Red Coalition anti-racism group says Quebec is continuing to give police carte blanche to illegally stop drivers and pedestrians in violation of their Charter rights.  Read More
on December 22nd, 2023
Quatre jeunes femmes auraient été victimes d’une attaque à la hache d’un voisin dans leur propre cour, le soir du 21 novembre 2023 à Terrebonne. Les policiers viennent d’arrêter l’homme qui vit dans leur quartier et l’ont relâché sous conditions dans l’attente des procédures judiciaires. Le Service de police intermunicipal de Terrebonne estime avoir agi dans les règles de l’art dans cette affaire.  Read More
Red Coalition and JCC call for Manaï to resign
on December 6th, 2023
The Red Coalition (RC) anti-racism lobby group and the Jewish Community Council (JCC) are calling for the resignation of Montreal’s Commissioner for the Fight Against Racism and Systemic Discrimination, Bochra Manaï. Since the creation of the Bureau, both the Commissioner and former executive committee chair Dominique Ollivier have chosen to remain silent and diminish all matters regarding racism and discrimination denounced by Black and racialized City of Montreal employees, says the Coalition. “Both Ms. Ollivier and Ms. Manaï have been aware of the suffering of several of their employees for a long time,” says executive director Joel DeBellefeuille.  Read More
Un Gatinois allègue un profilage racial à l’aéroport d’Edmonton
on November 16th, 2023
Un résident de Gatineau, au Québec, de descendance africaine, affirme avoir été victime de profilage racial et de brutalité policière à l’Aéroport international d’Edmonton le 28 avril dernier. Il a déposé une plainte contre la Gendarmerie royale du Canada (GRC) et l'Administration canadienne de la sûreté du transport aérien (ACSTA).  Read More



Family of Montreal man killed while unlawfully jailed wants systemic racism inquiryLa famille de l’homme demande une enquête sur le racisme systémiqueSystemic racism inquiry called for by family of man who died after being pepper-sprayed at Bordeaux prisonDétenu mort à la prison de Bordeaux: une coalition exige plus de transparence sur le milieu carcéralUN GROUPE ANTIRACISTE RÉCLAME UNE ENQUÊTE PUBLIQUE SUR LA MORT DU DÉTENU DE BORDEAUXRights group seeks public inquiry into death of man in Montreal jailLobby group seeks public inquiry in Montreal man's jail deathAnti-racism group calls for release of video in connection with Montreal jail deathCivil rights group calls for inquiry into death of illegally jailed 21-year-old black manUne coalition réclame la publication de la vidéo de l’interventionLobby group seeks public inquiry, release of video in Montreal man’s jail deathAnti-racism group claims Quebec told Longueuil police to ignore court order on racial profilingAllison Hanes: Montreal prison death demands urgent answersRed Coalition: Quebec ministry told Longueuil police force to defy court order on racial profilingQuebec told Longueuil police to disregard court order on racial profiling, says anti-racism groupCivil rights group accuses Quebec of covering up race-based police dataQue s’est-il passé à Bordeaux ?Public inquiry ordered into jail death of illegally detained Montreal manPublic inquest to be held into death of man in Montreal jailChief coroner orders public inquiry into death of 21-year-old illegally detained at Bordeaux jailCoroner orders public inquiry into Montreal man's jail deathIl y aura une enquête publique du coroner sur la mort de Nicous SpringRed Coalition calling for investigation into systemic racism in Quebec jailsChief Coroner orders public inquiry into death of Nicous SpringPolice union head tells Montreal's new chief: staffing shortages 1st, community policing 2ndPROFILAGE RACIAL: UNE PLAINTE OFFICIELLE DÉPOSÉE CONTRE LA VILLE DE LONGUEUILCoalition alleges contempt of court against LongueuilPROFILAGE RACIAL: «LA CAQ DOIT TENIR SES PROMESSES», ESTIME LA COALITION ROUGEGroups to kick off Black History Month with measures to fight racism
Anti-racism group accuses Montreal-area school of systemic racismCalls grow to change streets named after Christopher Columbus on island of MontrealQuebec sisters afraid to go school, say racism complaints ignoredGroup says private school near Montreal ignored racism complaintsCas de racisme et de cyberintimidation au Collège Bourget de RigaudUn citoyen souhaite «annuler» Christophe Colomb à Pointe-ClaireRACISME ET CYBERINTIMIDATION: LE COLLÈGE BOURGET MIS EN DEMEUREBlack anti-racism groups lob volleys at Canada and QuebecProminent Quebeckers voice support for Trudeau’s anti-Islamophobia representativeProminent Québecers plead for federal anti-Islamophobia rep to be given a chancePetition against Bill 21 tabled at National AssemblyMontreal police brotherhood says it's too easy to blame its members for racial profilingLongueuil, other Quebec police slow in implementing race-based data frameworkAucune accusation ne sera portée contre les policiers qui ont tué Junior OlivierCalls for police accountability as officers who fatally shot Jean René Olivier face no chargesLack of care on Loyola property "unacceptable":DeBellefeuilleGroups call to cancel puppet show featuring minstrel characterUn spectacle pour enfants sème la controverse dans l’ouest de MontréalUn exemple de « racisme systémique », dénoncent des associationsLocal Montreal play carries on despite upset over controversial puppetFamily of man killed by Repentigny police says lawsuit incomingLa mère de Jean-René Junior Olivier poursuit la Ville de RepentignyLa mère de Jean-René Junior Olivier, abattu par des policiers de Repentigny en août 2021, a déposé une poursuite contre la Ville de RepentignyFamily of Black man killed by Repentigny police files to sue city for $430K in damages


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