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What should I do if I witness a hate crime or incident?

Experiencing violent acts or discriminatory behaviours can affect the emotional wellbeing, self-esteem and identity formation of both victims and other members of the same community.
If you think you have witnessed a hate crime or incident, it is very important that you report it. Not only will you help ensure the well-being of the victim, the victim’s loved ones and yourself, but you will be actively combatting acts of hate. By communicating with the appropriate individuals:
• you are taking a stand against acts or behaviours of a criminal or non-criminal nature that jeopardize social togetherness;
• you are helping put an end to the cycle of violence and protect other potential victims of hate crimes and incidents;
• you are assisting the CPRLV and its partners in developing a better understanding of the magnitude of the phenomenon so they can take the necessary measures to ensure prevention, and victim and witness support.

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 Comission des Droits de la Personne et des Droits de la Jeunesse (1 800 361-6477).
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  • 21 March 2018
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Conference on risk management related to radicalization in the workplace The Centre presented methods of detecting and preventing radicalization in the workplace during a conference on risk management related to radicalization in the workplace
  • 19 March 2018
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Newsletter CPRLV – March Calandar

Read about our latest activities, projects, publications and events in our newsletter. March 2018   Sign up for our newsletter so you do not miss anything.   Email Address Preferred language Français English
  • 14 March 2018
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Boston delegation at the CPRLV

The Centre hosted a delegation from the Boston Police Department, the city of Montreal as well as the Quebec Government Office in Boston to exchange on the prevention of radicalization leading to violence.