Missing and murdered Indigenous women vigil remembers Joyce Echaquan

By Paul Chiasson from The Canadian PressMon Oct 6 2020, 4:00:03 Those wondering whether Indigenous women’s rights are still being violated need only look to the death of Joyce Echaquan for their answer, advocates said Sunday as they participated in an annual vigil for missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. Echaquan, an Atikamekw woman, […]

Quebec issues provincewide street check guidelines; rights groups raise concerns

By Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian PressSat Aug 22 2020 15:15 MONTREAL — The Quebec government has issued provincewide guidelines to police forces regarding street checks, but the policy is raising concerns from various rights groups. Quebec’s Public Security Department released the guidelines Friday afternoon, in a four−page document that stipulates the practice of stopping of […]