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VICTIMS

What should I do if I am the victim of a hate crime or incident?

If you think you have been the victim of a hate incident or crime, it is important that you report it to the appropriate authorities. If you wish, you may do so anonymously. Do not hesitate to ask for support, especially from the CPRLV.

Call 9-1-1.
– Contact your local police station.
– Report the incident anonymously to Info-Crime Montréal (514 393 1133).
Call a crime victim’s assistance centre (CAVAC) (1 866 532-2822).
– Contact the CPRLV by phone or by completing an e-form.

– Contact the CPRLV by phone or by completing an e-form.
– Contact Québec’s Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse (1 800 361 6477).

 

Where can I get support if I have been the victim of a hate crime or incident?

Whether you are the victim of either a hate crime or a hate incident, you can count on the confidential support of CPRLV specialists. When you contact the CPRLV :

  • you will be able to talk to a specially-trained worker and receive support tailored to your specific needs ;
  • you will be able to consult a qualified professional able to assist you or to direct you to specialized services ;
  • you will be provided with relevant, complete information, especially concerning legal, social and community issues ;
  • you will receive ongoing personalized, discreet support for any steps you may need to take.
  • 18 September 2020
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The CPRLV in the media: “Quebec extremists radicalized by COVID-19 conspiracy theories could turn to violence, experts warn”

QUEBEC EXTREMISTS RADICALIZED BY COVID-19 CONSPIRACY THEORIES COULD TURN TO VIOLENCE, EXPERTS WARNBY JONATHAN MONTPETITSeptember 17, 2020 Quebec police have made several arrests after threats inspired by anti-government COVID-19 conspiracies Late one Tuesday night in May, while most of Quebec was still under lockdown orders, the phone rang in Premier François Legault’s riding office. In […]
  • 16 September 2020
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Our “Did you know…” of the week

THEY’RE ALL THE SAME, a theme of the “What If I Was Wrong? When We Talk, We Learn!” awareness-raising campaign. Did you know that a negative stereotype can create enough pressure to change a behaviour and confirm the stereotype? In other words, if you are a girl and are told several times that girls are […]