Police in Quebec are spying on journalists and Snowden calls that “a threat to democracy”

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Me3QFRhidSg

Last week, Patrick Lagacé — a columnist for the Quebec paper La Presse — revealed that the Montreal police had gotten a secret warrant to spy on his phone calls and text messages and collect the location data from his phone, seemingly in an attempt to discover which police officers were the source for stories in La Presse about police corruption (confusingly, Lagacé wasn’t involved in these stories).

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