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Québec porte en appel l’interdiction des interceptions policières aléatoires sur la route
on November 25th, 2022
Le ministre de la Sécurité publique, François Bonnardel, et son collègue responsable de la Lutte contre le racisme, Christopher Skeete, ont annoncé que le gouvernement fera appel de la décision de la Cour supérieure qui invalide l'article du Code de la sécurité routière qui permet aux policiers d'intercepter des véhicules sans motif.  Read More
Fady Dagher promet un équilibre entre répression et prévention
on November 24th, 2022
Fady Dagher entend privilégier un service de police plus inclusif, capable de trouver un équilibre entre la répression et la prévention. Le futur directeur du Service de police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM) admet cependant qu’il prend un « énorme risque » en acceptant son nouveau rôle.« Fady représente l’avenir de la police », a fait valoir la mairesse Valérie Plante en vantant la feuille de rout...  Read More
Rights groups optimistic about selection of Montreal police chief who opposes racial profiling
on November 24th, 2022
Chief Dagher, whose nomination was announced Thursday, is currently chief of police in the Montreal suburb of Longueuil, Que., where he has gained a reputation for building links between the police and the community. Alain Babineau, a retired RCMP staff sergeant who works at antiracial profiling organization Red Coalition, said he thinks Chief Dagher is the type of leader police need in the 21st century. “We’re very pleased with what he said, but at the end of the day, deeds speak much louder than words, so we’ll have to wait and see,” Mr. Babineau said in an interview.  Read More
Canada sees rise in homicides, Statistics Canada
on November 23rd, 2022
Canada saw an increase in homicides in 2021 compared to 2020 according to Statistics Canada – there were 788 homicides up 29 from the previous year. Of those, 184 of the 788 were gang-related and 178 of those were femicides according to data from the Canadian Femicide Observatory. Experts say this points to a need for violence prevention.  Read More
Red Coalition takes more legal action against City of Longueuil and its police force
on November 18th, 2022
The Red Coalition is taking additional legal action against the City of Longueuil and its police force, hiring human rights law firm Grey Casgrain. The group, which advocates stopping racial profiling, alleges the Longueuil police force has failed to follow court orders from a 2020 racial profiling case against the Longueuil police by Joel DeBellefeuille.  Read More
The Red Coalition Mandates The Law Firm Grey Casgrain to Take Further Legal Action Against The City of Longueuil
on November 18th, 2022
The Red Coalition will be taking further legal action against the Ville de Longueuil regarding its failure to perform certain actions ordered by Justice Christian Brunelle of the Human Rights Tribunal in the case Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse (DeBellefeuille) c. Ville de Longueuil, 2020 QCTDP.  Read More
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Civil rights group questions Montreal police conduct after officers wrongly detain Black man, misplace key to handcuffsPolice detention criticized as racial profilingMontreal cops should apologize to Black man suspected of stealing own car: groupBlack man handcuffed after car Montreal police thought was stolen ended up being hisUn groupe contre le racisme demande des excuses à la police de MontréalLongueuil, Que., given ultimatum on release of race-based traffic stop dataRacially-profiled man challenges Longueuil to present race-based police data, threatens suitRed Coalition takes legal action against city of Longueuil and police force‘Mistake No. 1 was putting him in handcuffs’| The Corner BoothInterpellations sans motif: un retour en arrière demandéRights groups call on Quebec not to appeal ruling on police checksProfilage racial : le gouvernement Legault prié de ne pas faire appelProfilage racial: Le gouvernement du Québec prié de ne pas faire appelCommunity groups urge Quebec to support end to random police stopsThe Red Coalition Mandates The Law Firm Grey Casgrain to Take Further Legal Action Against The City of LongueuilRed Coalition takes more legal action against City of Longueuil and its police forceCanada sees rise in homicides, Statistics CanadaRights groups optimistic about selection of Montreal police chief who opposes racial profilingFady Dagher promet un équilibre entre répression et préventionQuébec porte en appel l’interdiction des interceptions policières aléatoires sur la route

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