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Canadian Forces’ member out for run ‘mocked,’ alleges racial profiling by police
on July 20th, 2023
An aerospace engineer who serves in the Canadian Armed Forces is accusing police officers in Quebec of racially profiling and harassing him while he was out on a run. Capt. Pierre Emanuel Joseph, a 37-year-old Black man, held a press conference Wednesday alongside members of The Red Coalition, a Canadian anti-police profiling and systemic racism lobbying organization. They detailed what they called the “egregious treatment” he was subjected to back in the fall of 2021 when police stopped him while he was out for a long-distance run.  Read More
Laval man accuses police of racial profiling, intends to file human rights complaint
on July 19th, 2023
A member of the Canadian military is alleging Laval police officers racially profiled him while he was out for a jog. Pierre Emanuel Joseph says police arrested him after asking for his ID and was eventually charged. It’s been nearly two years but Joseph says he’s finally ready to talk about what happened in October 2021. He was finishing up a run in Laval and he was walking on the street That’s when he says Laval police stopped him.  Read More
Laval police handcuff, illegally search Black military man’s home after street check: Red Coalition
on July 19th, 2023
Laval police allegedly stopped a Black aerospace engineer with the Canadian military, illegally searched his home, then criminally charged him. “I’m scared when I see police stopping me, it gives me anxiety,” said Captain Pierre Emanuel Joseph. “I’m even planning to leave Quebec because I feel like people like me are not represented well enough in this province.”  Read More
Military aerospace engineer says he was racially profiled by Laval police
on July 19th, 2023
A Laval man who says he was the victim of racial profiling and a false criminal charge that cost him thousands in legal fees is filing human rights complaints against the Laval police force and the Canadian military police. At a news conference Wednesday organized by the Red Coalition advocacy group, Pierre Emanuel Joseph, a captain in the Canadian military who works in aerospace engineering, detailed the incidents he said occurred in October 2021.  Read More
'Unusual time to be driving': Anti-racism group calls on Montreal police to modify street checks
on July 10th, 2023
Anti-racism advocates are calling on police in Montreal to modify their policy on street checks again after a West Island man said he was recently stopped at night and told by an officer it was an 'unusual time to be driving.' Quebec anti racism group Red Coalition spoke out on Monday about the incident, saying it’s just the latest example of someone in Montreal being pulled over for what is often referred to as "driving while black."  Read More
Kirkland resident says he was pulled over in NDG for being Black
on July 10th, 2023
June 22nd, SPVM Chief Fady Dagher rejected calls to end random street checks. The very next night, Cyrus Senior, a Kirkland resident, who is Black, was pulled over on his way home from work. Senior, 27, is a software engineer who works as a DJ on side. Around 2:30 a.m., after DJing a graduation party for a friend’s daughter, thinking “what’s the worst that can happen,” Senior was driving through NDG, doing everything a driver is supposed to – obeying the speed limit, signaling, stopping at red lights and stop signs. And, as he told a news conference last week, he had not been drinking.  Read More



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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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