A Montreal man who says he was racially profiled in an abusive arrest by the former Montreal police officer known as Officer 728 over six years ago has reached a $25,000 settlement with the city of Montreal.
With the Quebec election campaign set to be launched Thursday, Montreal mayor Valérie Plante has announced her list of priorities for the political parties, including funding for public transit and new sources of revenue for the city.
The family of the late Daisy Peterson Sweeney is meeting with Montreal mayor Valerie Plante next week to talk about a fitting tribute to the renowned piano teacher who has taught such greats as Oscar Peterson and Oliver Jones. But they're not giving up on having a street renamed in her honour even though the mayor said no and even though the city is spending $1.6M on fixing up a park and naming that after her.
A Lebanese restaurant in a downtown Montreal food court is not going down without a fight. The owner of Chez Fourna, who is embroiled in a dispute over pizza with the mall managers, has hired a lawyer to help him avoid having to close after nine years in business.
A West Island dad wants Quebec's justice minister to investigate the Quebec Human Rights Commission, accusing it of bias and a lack of transparency in handling his alleged claim of racial discrimination against his daughter.
The city of Montreal says it won't rename a street after renowned piano teacher Daisy Peterson Sweeney — but that they'll find a compromise if the family is unhappy with renaming a Little Burgundy park for the woman who mentored jazz greats Oscar Peterson and Oliver Jones.