Steve Rukavina

Steve Rukavina is a journalist with CBC Montreal.

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Quebec Human Rights Commission says police stop of biracial couple was not profiling

The Human Rights Commission concluded there was no evidence of racial profiling despite not talking to complainants and eyewitnesses, or reviewing video of the incident. The decision appears to be based entirely on the police version of events.

New federal gun-control bill slammed in Quebec

The province calls the bill "complicated," Montreal says it is "disappointed" and a lobby group describes it as a "ridiculous empty shell."
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Families disappointed, sad as probe into spring COVID-19 deaths at Montreal West Island care home delayed

Families of dozens of people who died during the first wave of the pandemic last spring at CHSLD Herron on Montreal's West Island say they're disappointed they'll have to wait even longer for closure.

Owners of CHSLD Herron argue public inquiry would prejudice a jury if charges are laid

The owners of CHSLD Herron on Montreal's West Island want the public inquiry into Quebec's long-term care homes to be delayed until prosecutors decide whether to lay charges against them.

Families of residents who died at CHSLD Herron skeptical of public inquiry

Dozens of elderly patients died of COVID-19 at CHSLD Herron in Dorval last spring, many of them alone and in horrific conditions. Surviving family members hope the inquiry will shed more light, but some are skeptical.

McGill students anxious for update in sexual misconduct investigation

Some McGill students say the university hasn't done enough to reassure them that their learning environment is safe, as sexual misconduct investigation prompted by online petition continues.

At Montreal's Jewish General, nurses feel 'cheated' after province postpones second dose

Three nurses at Montreal's Jewish General Hospital who received a first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine told CBC News they are frustrated with the Quebec government's decision to postpone their promised second dose.

Landmark tribunal decision in profiling case paves the way for major police reform in Quebec

The city of Longueuil decided Wednesday not to appeal a Human Rights Tribunal ruling in a racial profiling case. That means the city's police force is now required to make major changes, and the decision could have a ripple effect across the province.

McGill University investigating alleged sexual misconduct on campus

An online petition alleges a first-year student has been targeting young women on campus at McGill. The university says it's now looking into the allegations

School service centre ordered to pay mother $65K after her children suffered racist bullying, taunts

Quebec's Human Rights Commission has ordered the Marguerite-Bourgeoys School Service Centre to pay a Montreal mother $65,000 in compensation after it found teachers and school officials did little to stop years of racist bullying of her children.

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