Racial profiling or bylaw infraction? Police carding case debated in Alberta court

An Alberta judge is being asked to rule on the controversial practice of police carding in a case involving an Edmonton police officer and an Indigenous man who claims he was a victim of racial profiling.

A defence lawyer representing William Kenowesequape presented arguments Tuesday in Edmonton Court of Queen's Bench in an appeal of Kenowesequape's two convictions for drug possession.

Justice Ritu Khullar reserved her decision.

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