Thursday, September 16, 2021
I am deeply saddened by what happened today at the Maniwaki courthouse; a special constable shot a young man who was resisting arrest in the head. The special constable in question was not alone. He was accompanied by at least four of his colleagues who were perfectly capable of controlling...
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I would like to commend the work of the Quebec City police and the citizens for their actions in preventing Michael Riverin, a supporter of the extreme right in Quebec, from committing acts of mass violence against minorities in Quebec City. After what happened at the mosque in Quebec City,...
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Photo by Willie Wilson This morning, I was very saddened to learn that during last Friday's demonstration, undercover Montreal Police officers wearing masks and civilian clothing threatened demonstrators by pulling out a firearm. I am also touched by the fact that one of these officers savagely attacked student Katie Nelson on...
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Today marks the 13th anniversary of the Dawson College Shooting of 2006. On that day I was just minutes away from entering the cafeteria when a 25 year old isolated individual burst in with a semi automatic weapon and handgun and began firing on students killing 18 year old...
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Québec’s National Assembly is back in session and the first order of business for the opposition parties (including Québec Solidaire) is banning religious symbols. The members of the National Assembly are completely disconnected from the priorities of the population who are fed up with never-ending debates about state enforced dress...
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- We were momentarily detained by the RCMP - Minutes after making a video in front of a Trans Mountain Pipeline depot we were pulled over and detained for 10 min by the RCMP. This type of harassment and intimidation of pipeline opponents and indigenous people by police officers is a...
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Solidarity with the sit-in against police brutality currently taking place in front of the SPVM headquarters. Protestors are upset about police brutality in protests as well as in regular day to day operations. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1635751339971488&set=a.1400657033480921&type=3&__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARC3N7tfY_h9YSnaSfoFY1YrsiJO4kVAh71XqOXvYnixFqtRUKptjrH5a3BByVBnjAVjOPFQuHY33Exh3GynCp-DTuIBjex-_m0Gv7rSbzW7qQOj72ZInga2rdaYOlZYHZE44rKSe1QPIAWwJQenHN1mx_k3B9zysVV4c_9fqQyDnCZiOHMSghfqWd56KSV_b1OQVaQi9Hy6uogc&__tn__=-R
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he good news is that on Tuesday evening, the states of Oregon, Alaska and the District of Columbia voted in a popular referendum to legalize cannabis. They join Colorado and Washington, D.C., where the consumption, production, and sale of cannabis has been legal for more than a year. If the United...
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Today the Quebec Green Party deplores both political profiling and the use of Highway Safety Code Article 500.1 to arbitrarily arrest groups of peaceful protesters. "Systematically arresting those who oppose police brutality when there is no wrongdoing is an undemocratic act that is against the laws and the Canadian constitution,"...
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