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LaSalle couple wants racist comments investigated as a hate incident
on August 15th, 2022
Nadisha Hosein was reversing out of her driveway in LaSalle last week when she stopped to let a pedestrian pass. But she says that instead of acknowledging the gesture, the pedestrian became irate and spent the next couple of minutes berating and insulting Hosein and her husband, who are bilingual Montrealers of Indian descent.  Read More
The Roxboro lemonade stand takedown
on August 10th, 2022
It all came down to “she-said-they-said,” they being the police, and she being Ayana Massa, the mother of two boys who operate a lemonade stand in Roxboro to raise money for Multiple Sclerosis research. Massa has MS, and her boys were raising money for the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada to help their mom. But things turned sour.  Read More
'Screaming for change': Repentigny, Que. residents demand action on racial profiling at sit-in
on August 2nd, 2022
A year after Repentigny police fatally shot Andy Stark's cousin, Jean René Junior Olivier, Black residents of the Montreal suburb are reeling. "It's the way that I lost him," Stark said. "It's not everyday that you lose a cousin, a family member, by the police force. It's not easy."  Read More
THE MORNING DETOUR HOLDS PRESS CONFERENCE DENOUNCING DISCRIMINATORY TREATMENT BY MONTREAL JAZZ FESTIVAL EMPLOYEES
on July 15th, 2022
The Morning Detour, CKUT’s Urban Friday Morning Radio Show (7am-9am), covers black entrepreneurship, urban music, culture, wellness and events affecting the black community in Montreal. Their passion and hard work has resulted in a growing number of listeners and supporters. CKUT music department requested Media Accreditation for this year’s Montreal Jazz Festival confident that the coverage and unique spin would be valuable to listeners, the Jazz Festival and rewarding for the artists they chose to cover.  Read More
Former high-ranking officer files suit against Repentigny police, alleging harrasement
on July 8th, 2022
A lawsuit brought by a former high-ranking Repentigny police officer alleges a toxic work environment at the force, as well as racial profiling during hiring. Daniel Archibald, a high-ranking officer currently on leave, filed the $1.8 million suit after being allegedly psychologically harassed by colleagues in an effort to get him to leave his job.  Read More
Montrealers allege 'racial profiling' during police intervention on Saint-Jean Baptiste Day
on July 5th, 2022
Organizers of a Montreal Caribbean festival are looking for clarity from police as to why a large group of officers interrupted their pre-festival barbecue on Saint-Jean Baptiste Day. "It was like a swarm of bees," said party organizer Gemma Raeburn-Baynes, vice-president of the Spice Island Cultural Day Association of Quebec.  Read More
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