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We must find the roots of organized crimes


On Thursday the 7thof March 2013, a border official who works at Thunder Bay, Ontario has been discharged from his functions after allowing the passage and not proceeding to a secondary inspection of a person who was considered as a suspect and a potential danger for the country.

A never ending story of hate and violence

Montreal Mafia’s History is neither short nor pleasant. It is a story far from finished that appears to be more elaborate and obscure that what we really think. The following article will treat of the recent violence and murders that occurred at Montreal behind which the Mafia figures as a major actor. To do so, two news articles published respectively on the CTV news and on The Gazette websites, as well as an academic journal treating of organized crime related to the Mafia will be discussed and analyzed.

St. Michel: The land of gunfire


On Friday the 15th of February 2013 at 5 p.m., a 35 year old man was the target of numerous gunshots. The victim was not injured in this incident and was transported to a hospital where he was kept because of the mental shock he endured. According to Paul Cherry’s article published on The Gazette‘s website on the 16th of February 2013, the incident took place at the residential area of 9th Avenue and Denis-Papin.