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CultMTL: Police turn a blind eye to protestors rushing City Hall

As part of the dynamic shift in the protest climate here in Montreal, after incident after incident of heavy-handed measures (kettling, blanket pepper spray, racial slurs) by police, this has been an infuriating-slash-satisfying development to watch. 99 more words

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Cyclist collides with city street-sweeper

MONTREAL – Claude Lapointe loves to bike,  but a few years ago he was hit by a car.

“I don’t feel safe at all in Montreal,” he said. 276 more words


Montreal police officers sanctioned after Anne-Marie Peladeau arrest

MONTREAL – Quebec’s police ethics committee has sanctioned three Montreal police officers in connection to their behaviour in a 2005 incident involving Anne-Marie Peladeau, sister of media-mogul-turned-politician Pierre Karl Peladeau. 280 more words