Friday, October 30

Kariane Bourassa

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Quebec City journalist files formal complaint against anti-mask protesters

By Raquel Fletcher, 8 seconds ago TVA reporter Karianne Bourassa was in the middle of a live report when two anti-masking Protesters wrapped her in a bear hug Sunday in front of the National Assembly. Since then, the Quebec City reporter has received much public support, according to her lawyer, René Verret. On Wednesday, she filed a formal assault complaint. READ MORE: Coronavirus: Journalists' association condemns harassment in Quebec mask protests "She is happy to see that so many people supported her," said Verret. "The decision he made is not about public opinion, but I think it is important to send a message to everyone that journalists must be respected," he said. [[[[Subscribe to our Health IQ newsletter for the latest coronavirus upda...