Crime and Law

Meng Wanzhou’s lawyers in court seeking confidential documents

Article content continued “They involve claims of solicitor-client privilege, litigation privilege, and I think there’s one document that’s subject to public interest privilege.” Some of the documents have been wholly withheld, with the defence only seeing a brief descriptor of the document, such as the parties involved in an email communication and the date of …

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Prison puts residents’ safety at risk, Metchosin mayor says

Article content continued Inmates at William Head are supposed to be near the end of their sentences, and the possible threat to their pending freedom is what keeps them from escaping, rather than the security system or patrols. The prison is surrounded on three sides by the Pacific Ocean. In 2018, a four-metre-high double fence …

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Montreal police investigate stabbing of delivery man in Rosemont

Article content Montreal police will question a 43-year-old man in connection with the stabbing on Friday morning of a delivery man during an apparent dispute at a residence in the city’s Rosemont district. Police say the incident occurred around 10 a.m. near Bélanger St. We apologize, but this video has failed to load. Montreal police …

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Quebec names female civilian to lead Sûreté du Québec

Quebec Public Security Minister ⁦Geneviève Guilbault, left, introduces Johanne Beausoleil, the new interim head of ⁦ Sûreté du Québec, to the media in Quebec City on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019. Twitter / Montreal Gazette QUEBEC — For the first time in Quebec’s history, a woman will lead the Sûreté du Québec, which is getting its …

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