Lac-Brome family outraged that police won’t face charges after 17-year-old son killed

Days after the Directeur des poursuites criminelles et pénales (DPCP) announced there would be no charges laid against the Sûreté du Québec police officer who shot and killed a 17-year-old in the Eastern Townships last year, a DPCP prosecutor met…

Quebec mother shares her pain following teen son’s shooting death

It has been 15 months since 17-year-old Riley Fairholm was gunned down by police. 15 months that his mother has been searching for answers. Earlier this week, the Quebec Crown prosecutor’s office declined to press charges against the SQ officers…

No charges to be laid against SQ officers after 2018 shooting death of Lac-Brome teen

The Directeur des poursuites criminelles et pénales (DPCP) announced Monday that after an independent ethics investigation done by the Bureau des enquêtes indépendantes (BEI), no charges will be laid against officers involved in the death of Riley Fairholm. Fairholm, 17,…

Man who admitted to murdering and dismembering fiance sentenced to life without chance of parole for 17 years

Nick Fontanelli, the man who pleaded guilty last week to the second degree murder of his girlfriend has been sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole for 17 years. Samantha Higgins, 22, went missing in 2015. Her dismembered…

Man, 81, killed in wrong-way crash on Hwy. 10

Posted October 18, 2019 9:08 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ An 81-year-old man is dead after a head-on crash on Highway 10 near Sherbrooke late Thursday night. The Sûreté du…

First Nations leaders meet with government officials, seek apology from SQ

Quebec’s Indigenous leaders met with government officials Thursday, in a one-day meeting with the goal to end systemic discrimination against First Nations and Inuit people. Sylvie D’Amours, the minister responsible for Indigenous people, called for the meeting as a follow-up…

Quebec’s police watchdog investigating after vehicle crashes during traffic stop

Quebec’s independent police watchdog is investigating after a 30-year-old woman was seriously injured during a police intervention on Montreal’s South Shore on Monday evening. The Bureau des enquêtes indépendantes (BEI) reports that a police officer pulled over a vehicle around…