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Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre is defending himself against accusations he triggered an investigation by city police into a journalist’s sources.
There is a report that Montreal police requested and obtained a warrant to listen to two journalists’ phone calls.
La Presse says it has learned a judge granted a 60-day warrant in May to allow police to intercept the private communications of columnist Patrick Lagace and journalist Vincent Larouche. 270 more words
A Quebec judge has agreed to seal data collected by Montreal police from the cellphone of a La Presse columnist.
A lawyer for the Montreal newspaper was in court today seeking to ensure the phone numbers of Patrick Lagacé’s sources are kept confidential and out of police hands. 190 more words
The Quebec government has announced a full public inquiry into freedom of the press and the police surveillance of journalists.
Members of Montreal’s public security council met behind closed doors with Montreal Police Chief Philippe Pichet Tuesday for their bi-weekly meeting.
The councillors spent some of the by-weekly security meeting asking the chief to explain why La Presse journalist Patrick Lagacé was spied on by police for months. 137 more words