Controlled Laughter

  Controlled laughter between two members of Montreal Police force and founding member of West Island Blues Festival seems evident. This picture taken mid-June 2015 shows Montreal Police members still wearing their famous red baseball hats, camouflage pants, and bulletproof vests with labor negotiation protest stickers plastered on them. Dollard-des-Ormeaux councillor, Erroll Johnson, one of … Continue reading Controlled Laughter

Red Hats Anticipate Trouble

========================================================================================================= Red hats seem to anticipate trouble as they walk by carefully observing the crowd gathered in front of the popular tire change competition stage on Crescent street during Montreal Grand Prix weekend. Montreal Police dressed in combat boots, camouflage pants, dark blue standard issue jackets covered by bright neon-color vests with Montreal police logo, … Continue reading Red Hats Anticipate Trouble

Unpredictable Parade

====================================================================================================== This unpredictable parade happened in the evening while I walked along Saint Catherine street heading east towards the Atwater subway station following spending time at the recent 2016 Montreal International Jazz Festival. The exact time of this ethnic parade or demonstration walk headed by a Montreal Police motorcycle escort was probably around 10 PM … Continue reading Unpredictable Parade