Quebec Construction Corruption

Will The Charbonneau Commission Change Anything?

Terrance Oakey | Posted 12.09.2015 | Canada Business
Terrance Oakey

The public is justified in asking our politicians what taxpayers will receive in response. Is this going to be another report that sits on a shelf, or will the political level now address the systemic issues that gave rise to the rot and corruption that so enthralled those who followed the proceedings?

Corruption In Quebec More Common Than Originally Thought: Report

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.24.2015 | Canada Business

MONTREAL — Corruption and collusion in Quebec are far more prevalent than originally thought, says the Quebec judge who oversaw a lengthy probe into...

Competition Bureau Of Canada Raids Construction Companies

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.11.2014 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - The Competition Bureau of Canada says it is conducting seizures at several construction firms in the Montreal area today.The bureau is look...

Engineering Giant Linked To Quebec Corruption

CP | Posted 07.03.2015 | Canada Business

MONTREAL – A number of major engineering firms — including global giant SNC-Lavalin — participated in a collusion scheme to raise the price of c...

'Donnie Brasco' Testifies At Quebec Corruption Probe

CP | Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.24.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Quebecers might be shocked by reports of Mafia control over the construction industry, which is allegedly so rife with corruption and collu...

Will 'Donnie Brasco' Take The Stand In Quebec Corruption Probe?

CP | Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.16.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - The underworld will be placed under the microscope this fall when Quebec's corruption inquiry begins probing links between the construction...

Organized Crime, Kickbacks And Construction: Quebec Probe Begins

CP | Jonathan Montpetit, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.21.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - A public inquiry with possibly devastating political ramifications has begun in Quebec with the presiding judge outlining the ambitious tas...

Guess Who Got Fed Stimulus Cash In Quebec?

CP | Jonathan Montpetit, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.13.2012 | Canada

MONTREAL - Some of the public money set aside for Canada's economic recovery has ended up in the hands of companies and individuals accused of taking ...

Break-In At Home Of Judge Heading Corruption Probe

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.26.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - A break-in at the home of the Quebec judge who will head an inquiry into allegations of construction corruption has resulted in stolen jewe...

In About-Face, Charest Gives Teeth To Corruption Probe

CBC | Posted 01.09.2012 | Canada

The Charest government has made another about-face over the inquiry into allegations of corruption in the construction industry. The judge...

Quebec Construction Workers Walk Off Job

CBC | Posted 12.24.2011 | Canada

Quebec's labour minister "won't back down" from plans to change rules governing construction unions in the province, despite being personally threaten...

Quebec Corruption Report Just The Beginning, Author Says

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.21.2011 | Canada Business

QUEBEC - The author of a devastating report on corruption in Quebec will have a busy few days meeting with public officials to elaborate on findings t...

SNC-Lavalin CEO Opposes Probe Into Construction Biz Corruption

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.19.2011 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - The head of engineering giant SNC-Lavalin said Monday a report on alleged corruption in Quebec's construction industry raises "troubling" i...