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Black community leaders honoured at the National Assembly

With Black History Month coming to a close, Quebec’s National Assembly honoured three citizens who made an important contribution to the development of the black community in the province. 366 more words

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Premier Couillard won't rule out inquiry into police, indigenous relations

Quebec’s premier says the provincial government isn’t rejecting calls for an independent, provincial inquiry into relations between indigenous people and police.

Philippe Couillard is being careful not to commit to anything, but has signaled for the first time since news broke in 2015 that women in a northern town accused police of abuse, that his government is open to launching an inquiry. 172 more words

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Place D'Armes receives native American name to celebrate National Aboriginal Day

MONTREAL – The sound of drums resounded throughout Place D’Armes Tuesday afternoon as Montrealers celebrated the 20-year anniversary of National Aboriginal Day.

Colourful clothing and large pieces of art were proudly displayed by the Aboriginal community, accompanied by traditional music and chanting. 139 more words

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