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Montreal: City and Police

montreal: Lawyer Jacky-Eric Salvant right and Gabriel Bazin, vice-president of the Ligue des Noirs du Quebec, listen to a presentation by members of the Montreal Police at City Hall, according to Toronto Star. Salvant is seeking 4 million in damages from the city of Montreal on behalf of 500 people who claim they were singled out by city police officers because of their race. She was part of a group of citizens at city hall Tuesday who expressed little confidence as the Montreal police force unveiled its latest plan to prevent racial profiling by its officers. Paul Chiasson / THE CANADIAN PRESS As soon as a young, black man gets a car the harassment begins, Marcelin said in an interview, referring to family and friends who have had run-ins with the police. Incoming police Chief Sylvain Caron and other officers presented councillors with the force's 2018-21 plan to prevent racial profiling. I lived in Montreal North for 15 years, and I've witnessed police destroy the lives of young people. ( As reported in the news.