Oh Canada: On the Front Lines of the Fight Against Global Organized Crime

Oh Canada: On the Front Lines of the Fight Against Global Organized Crime

Date: March 20, 2021
Time: 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Cost: Free for Museum Members or with Museum Admission

Over the past couple of decades, the Great White North has been a hotbed of organized crime activity, especially in large cities such as Toronto, Montreal and Hamilton. Stephen Metelsky, a retired police intelligence sergeant and criminology professor at Mohawk College in Hamilton, Ontario, will discuss recent Mob history in Canada. He will highlight Project OTremens, a case that exposed a U.S.-Canada drug trafficking operation involving two New York Mafia families. 

This program is a videoconference that will be held in the Museum’s Historic Courtroom. Stephen Metelsky will be joining virtually. 

To attend this program in person, please RSVP. Reservations are not needed to watch this program’s livestream. 

Featured Speaker

Stephen Metelsky  

Stephen Metelsky

Stephen Metelsky, M.A., is a criminal psychology professor at Mohawk College in Hamilton, Ontario. He also lectures about organized crime in the faculty of arts of sciences at Queens University in Kingston, Ontario.

Stephen was a police sergeant for 21 years before retiring in 2017.

Stephen specialized in organized crime, informant development and undercover operations.

Stephen is a cold case columnist with Blue Line magazine – a Canadian subscription geared towards front-line policing. He has also covered true and organized crime stories for various newspapers affiliated with Metroland Media Group & Postmedia Network Incorporated.

Stephen serves as a media consultant on true and organized crime.