Police say Robert Litvack, 41, was charged on Aug. 3 with sexual assault, sexual interference, and invitation to sexual touching stemming from events that allegedly took place between late 2020 and early 2021.
Bill 92 aims to create specialized courts to create a more welcoming environment at all stages of the process for complainants, who are too often reluctant to take legal action because they believe their abuser will get away with it or that the process will be even more traumatic than the crime.
Health Minister Christan Dubé said that the numbers of those hospitalized may seem small. But he'd like people to keep one thing in mind: Quebec is so low on nursing staff by now, it can't afford any more strain.
After a shooting on Aug. 24 that left a policewoman injured, Montreal police say they've concluded that officers were not, in fact, the intended target. An injured officer was instead hit by stray bullet fragments.