April 21, 2016 11:08 am
Updated: April 21, 2016 11:30 am

‘Boni$ Deni$’ territory: Montreal police brotherhood puts up protest billboards

WATCH ABOVE: The Montreal police brotherhood is protesting, this time, using billboards.

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MONTREAL — The Montreal police brotherhood has a new strategy when it comes to protesting against the administration of Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre.

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They’ve posted four giant billboards at strategic entry points into the city, warning people that they’re arriving in the territory of “Boni$ Deni$.”

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The billboards state: “Be careful, you’re entering Bonus Denis’ territory.”

“You’re entering Boni$ Deni$’ territory.” The Montreal police brotherhood protests ticket bonuses, Wednesday, April 20, 2016.

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The brotherhood said the slogan is a reference to the bonuses that some Montreal police managers receive in relation to the number of tickets given out in their territory.

“The population has to be careful when driving or walking in the streets, respect the rules but also know that the mayor of Montreal is putting pressure on our members to fill quotas,” said Yves Francoeur, president of the brotherhood.

“The best way to not feed into Boni$ Deni$ is to follow the rules.”

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The union argued the bonuses are a conflict of interest and violate the managers’ code of ethics.

It is pushing management to abolish the practice.

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The billboards are on:

  • Near the Jacques-Cartier Bridge, heading into the city.
  • Highway 40 West, near the A-640.
  • Metropolitan West, near Pie-IX Boulevard.
  • Viger Avenue West, east of Saint-Laurent Boulevard.

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