The head of the Black Coalition of Quebec says a class action lawsuit against the City of Montreal is a chance to address what he calls rampant abuse and profiling of the city's minorities by the police.
Justin Trudeau told an audience of African Nova Scotians Thursday that an incident of apparent racial profiling on Parliament Hill shows that racism, unconscious bias and systemic discrimination still can emerge anywhere in Canada.
The Parliamentary Protective Service said Tuesday that it has completed an investigation into allegations that a group of black Canadians was racially profiled on parliament grounds, but the report won’t be available to the public.
Parliamentary Protective Service and the Speaker are investigating allegations that a group of black Canadians who were on Parliament Hill to provide sensitivity training were racially profiled on parliament grounds.
The City Council in the Chicago suburb of Evanston has approved a US$1.25 million settlement with a black man who sued after police tackled him and arrested him for stealing a car that turned out to be his own.
Quebec's human rights commission is recommending a suburb south of Montreal pay four members of a black family $86,000 and implement anti-discrimination training for its police officers following an alleged incident of racial profiling.
lack people living in Toronto are far more likely to be injured or killed in interactions with city police, Ontario's Human Rights Commission said Monday as it called on the force to deal with what it described as a serious problem.