Erika Morris

CBC News journalist

Erika Morris is a journalist at CBC Montreal.

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Police charge suspect 10 years after Jenique Dalcourt killed in Longueuil, Que.

Police on Montreal's South Shore said they arrested 35-year-old Michael Mcduff-Jalbert nearly 10 years after the killing of Jenique Dalcourt.

McGill asks judge to order 'occupants' off its campus, end encampment protest

McGill University filed an injunction to have pro-Palestinian protesters camping out on its lawn removed on Monday. The encampment has been up for over two weeks and a previous injunction filed by students was rejected.

Workers can form union at Amazon warehouse in Laval, Que., a first in Canada

The first Amazon warehouse to be unionized in Canada got its accreditation from Quebec's labour tribunal on Friday.

Pro-Palestinian encampment sets up on UQAM lawn

Montreal's second pro-Palestinian encampment was set up on UQAM's lawn Sunday. McGill University filed an injunction against the encampment on its campus, which will be heard in court Monday.

Quebec's housing crisis is causing mental health issues, community groups say

A new survey by a coalition of community organization shows that the housing crisis is leading to more anxiety and mental health struggles in Quebec.
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The McGill encampment is still standing. Past Montreal student protests help explain why

Past crackdowns led to reputational hits and public apologies for the universities involved — and, in one case, millions of dollars in payouts by the city.

McGill asks police for help as pro-Palestinian protesters dig in on 4th day of encampment

Despite rain, mud and the possibility of an injunction at the pro-Palestinian encampment on McGill University's downtown campus Tuesday afternoon, protesters say their spirits remain high.

Major fire at Montreal women's shelter forces 37 to evacuate

More than 150 firefighters were called to a major fire at the shelter in Montreal's Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie borough.

Protesters at McGill pro-Palestinian encampment are staying put despite warning for them to leave

Protesters camping out in dozens of tents on McGill University's lower field were handed pamphlets telling them to disperse immediately with all their belongings Monday afternoon. They're calling on the university to divest from companies with ties to the state of Israel.

'We're not going anywhere,' say pro-Palestinian protesters at McGill encampment

Students camping out on McGill's campus in solidarity with Palestinians say they won't go anywhere until the university divests from funds linked to weapons manufacturers, banks and other companies with ties to the war in Gaza. The university said it is working with Montreal police to ensure campus safety.