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City council unanimously passed a motion to decriminalize simple possession of illicit drugs in November.
A spokesperson said the national police force collects disaggregated race-based data required under federal law.
Joyce Echaquan’s husband has announced he will turn to the courts to seek justice for his wife.
The video filmed by Joyce Echaquan before her death spurred calls to end systemic racism in the province.
Black women are at the forefront of "pleasure activism."
He said “those kinds of acts of vandalism are not advancing the path towards greater justice and equality."
The NDP leader contrasted the incident to the police shooting of Ejaz Choudry in Mississauga.
“It would seem there are some challenges,” she said.
The judge opted for house arrest rather than jail.
By failing to be systematically aware the Quebec Human Rights Commission has failed to see and understand the bigger picture of race. There can be no real serious talk, or discourse about the biggest human right issues that affect marginalized and racialized members of the society if no thought is given to the systems involved.