In the night of January 16 2021, Raphael André, an appreciated member of the Montreal Indigenous community died. Several people says that this men was hiding from the police du to the curfew imposed by the Quebec government. A few days later, the Superior Court suspended the curfew for homeless people. PAQ would like to give its deepest condolences to Raphael’s family and to thank the Clinique juridique itinérante for taking charge of the curfew for homelessness people.

To know more about the curfew, read those articles :

La Presse : Le couvre-feu suspendu pour les sans-abri

Radio-Canada : Les itinérants exempté temporairement du couvre-feu au Québec

CTV News : Lawyers fight to lift Quebec’s curfew measures for homeless people

Global News : Quebec will exempt homeless from COVID-19 curfew after court finds rule endangered safety

CBC : Quebec curfew does not apply to homeless people, judge says

 

To know more about Raphael André death, read those articles :

La Presse : Un sans-abri innu qui « se cachait des policiers » retrouvé mort

Radio-Canada : Un itinérant de Montréal est mort après avoir passé la nuit devant un refuge fermé

Montreal Gazette : Homeless man’s death near shelter during curfew spurs call for resources

Global News : Coroner investigating death of Montreal homeless man found inside portable toilet