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By Allison O’Reilly

Citizens are calling for the Montreal Police Department to crack down on racial profiling.

According to CBC News, people have been asking officials to track incidents of profiling following the racially-motivated killing of Fredy Villanueva by police in 2008.

Montreal police devised an action plan for racial profiling in 2012, but the plan has not been updated since 2014 and has never been put to use.


By Jeremiah Ho

Canada’s efforts to monitor high-risk child sex offenders traveling internationally are being held up by a file-processing backlog.

According to CBC News, new measures have authorized the RCMP to share information about child sex offenders with the Canada Border Services Agency.

The RCMP has only assessed a third of the sex offender files they have received.

By Patricia Petit Liang

At least 44 people have died of dehydration after their truck broke down in the Sahara Desert on Thursday.

According to Reuters, the truck was transporting Ghanaian and Nigerian migrants to Libya.

Only 6 women survived and several children passed away in the tragedy.