Racial profiling class-action against Montreal police a 'victory for justice': group

MONTREAL -- The head of the Black Coalition of Quebec says a class action lawsuit against the City of Montreal is a chance to address what he calls rampant abuse and profiling of the city's minorities by the police.

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