Quebec's public security minister suspended the Montreal police chief on Wednesday after a damning report criticized Philippe Pichet's inability to restore public faith in the much-maligned force.
A senior Montreal police officer has been suspended after the force's provincial counterparts raided its headquarters in a case involving alleged fraud and breach of trust.
Montreal police officers have voted in favour of a new contract to put an end to a long-running dispute over pension reforms.
Montreal's police chief said Friday it could take between five and ten years to bring about a change to the internal culture within the embattled force.
Quebec's public security minister and the mayor of Montreal are backing a plan meant to restore public confidence in the city's police force.
The Quebec government is broadening its investigation into allegations of corruption and wrongdoing within the Montreal police force.
A former organized crime investigator with the Montreal police who accused the force of corruption and fabricating evidence says he's skeptical about the provincial police's mandate to look into the allegations.
Montreal police Chief Philippe Pichet says four officers have been arrested on various charges, including perjury, attempting to obstruct justice, soliciting and obtaining sexual services.
Montreal has become the latest Canadian city to equip its police officers with body cameras.
An estimated 300 protesters, many wearing masks and singing anti-police chants, snaked their way through downtown Montreal on Tuesday night in the annual march against what they call police brutality.
A Montreal march against perceived police brutality is set to take place tonight.