Quebec police ethics commissioner investigating tear gas incident
Naomie Trudeau-Tremblay shot in the face with tear gas cannister during protest last Thursday
Quebec's police ethics commissioner has launched an investigation into an incident last Thursday in front of the National Assembly where a student protester was hit directly in the face with a tear gas cannister.
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CÉGEP student Naomie Trudeau-Tremblay, 18, lost consciousness after being struck in the face. Her face is now swollen with a large bruise under her mouth.
Tremblay and hundreds of others were protesting government austerity measures.
In a news release, the office of the ethics commissioner says an investigator will be appointed and deliver a report within 125 days.
Her family says it still intends to file legal action against Quebec City police.