Canada Mafia

Quebec's Mafia Corruption Is All Out In the Open

VICE | Posted 01.08.2013 | Canada

On Monday, Montreal's hapless, shaky, angry, and white-haired mayor, Gérald Tremblay, resigned in disgrace. It's no big surprise, really. Gérald had been fighting corruption allegations for years, always claiming that he knew nothing about any corruption seeping into Montreal's municipal politics. Even the most casual city observer would call utter bullshit on that. The mayor's position really became untenable last week when a former top aide, Martin Dumont, dished the goods in front of the Charbonneau Commission, which has been overturning dirty rocks to uncover the filthy world of Montreal's construction contracts.

Suicide In Montreal Police, Mafia Case

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.19.2012 | Canada

LAVAL, Que. - A retired Montreal police officer who allegedly tried to sell the names of informants to the Mafia is believed to have committed suicide...

Mafia Boss Killed Outside Montreal

CBC | Posted 01.24.2012 | Canada

Salvatore Montagna, purported boss of the Montreal Mafia, has been slain just outside of the city. Montagna's body was found in the Assomp...

Report: Organized Crime Has Ties To Quebec Construction Industry

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.15.2011 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Two years of corruption scandals in Quebec have reached boiling point with the leak of a new study that reportedly describes an elaborate s...

The Godfather Chronicles: What if Michael Corleone Tweeted?

Hina P. Ansari | Posted 08.15.2011 | Canada
Hina P. Ansari

While reliving all of The Godfather's plot twists and turns, a thought had occurred to me: what would the Corleone family players have tweeted? How would they have encapsulated their moments in 140 characters or less? And most importantly, would they have been retweet worthy?