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Business a.m.: Trailer Park Boys are pot's new brand ambassadors

Here’s our look at the big stories this morning on the business beat:

Raucous and roll: Somebody’s got a sense of humour. The infamous Trailer Park Boys… 592 more words

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Montreal police were issued warrant to listen to journalists' calls: La Presse

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

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Judge orders seal on Quebec columnist's cellphone data collected by cops

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

Canada

Quebec to hold public inquiry into surveillance of journalists

The Quebec government has announced a full public inquiry into freedom of the press and the police surveillance of journalists.

READ MORE: 3 other journalists allegedly under surveillance by Montreal police… 546 more words

Canada

Mixed reaction at Montreal City Hall over police spying scandal

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

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