Quebec Corruption Inquiry

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Charest: I Didn't Take Lobbyist's Cash

SAINT-FELICIEN, Que. - Jean Charest has denied ever receiving a $3,000 cheque from a lobbyist when he was premier, Liberal Leader Philippe Couillard said Wednesday.Charest's name has surfaced for the...
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Disturbing Campaign Tale Gets WEIRDER

MONTREAL - A bizarre municipal election campaign in scandal-plagued Laval, Que., marred by allegations of criminal threats and thuggery, got even stranger Friday.One party's campaign manager suddenly...
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Cops Meet With Quebec Liberal Leader

QUEBEC - Quebec Liberal Leader Philippe Couillard revealed that police anti-corruption investigators arrived at his home to question him Wednesday, the second bit of negative news for his party this w...
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Quebec Liberal Offices Raided

MONTREAL - The Quebec Liberal party has confirmed that its offices were searched by the province's anti-corruption unit.The Liberals say the provincial police unit entered their Montreal headquarters...
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Action Plan Targeted For Collusion

MONTREAL - Quebec's corruption inquiry has heard how the federal Economic Action Plan featured in countless TV ads, roadside billboards and a telephone hotline would have been targeted for collusion.A...
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Explosive Corruption Inquiry Is Back

MONTREAL - The federal government's historic multibillion-dollar infrastructure program has been lucrative for a few Quebec construction companies involved in illegal collusion, a witness testified at...
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'Terrible, Disheartening, Sad'

MONTREAL - Quebec's third-largest city was placed under trusteeship Monday in the midst of a situation Premier Pauline Marois described as "terrible and disheartening and sad."The move to reign in Lav...
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Was Mulcair Once Offered A Bribe?

The fallout from Quebec's corruption scandals has reached the epicentre of Canada's Parliament, with the federal Opposition leader revealing Thursday he once spoke to police about someone trying to pa...
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Former Montreal Mayor Grilled

Gérald Tremblay's voice broke as he spoke of Montreal as 'an exceptional city' that deserves devoted, trustworthy bureaucrats and elected officials, ending his testimony before Quebec's corruption inq...
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'Mr. Three Per Cent' Returns

MONTREAL - A former Montreal municipal fundraiser nicknamed ''Mr. Three Per Cent'' denied Monday pocketing any kickback money from contractors and engineering firms.Bernard Trepanier told the inquiry...
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Ties To The Mafia?

MONTREAL - A man accused of being a gatekeeper to the Mafia offered a few glimpses Wednesday into an ancient moral code — one where the men kept secrets, and the women kept quiet.Testifying at Quebec'...