Quebec Corruption Probe

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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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Big-Name Arrest In Quebec

LAVAL, Que. - A corruption-related storm ripped through the Montreal area Thursday, devastating once-sturdy political institutions inside and outside the city.The party that won Montreal's last munici...
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Ex-Spy Watchdog Now A Wanted Man

MONTREAL - Once entrusted with keeping an eye on the country's spy agency, Arthur Porter is now a wanted man.The former head of the CSIS watchdog agency was among five people named in arrest warrants...
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A Year In Corruption, By The Numbers

MONTREAL - Quebec's anti-corruption squad has produced a list of its activities from 2012 — and what a list it is.Forty-nine people arrested. Criminal charges against 13 companies. One-hundred and sev...
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What Corruption Looks Like In Quebec

MONTREAL - A Montreal municipal official was offered prostitutes' services as a gift from construction companies, he testified Tuesday at Quebec's corruption inquiry.The suspended Montreal engineer sa...
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Doesn't Know Why Harper Wanted Him

MONTREAL - A man who was once the preferred candidate of the Prime Minister's Office for the top job at the Port of Montreal says he never found out why he was the favoured one.Robert Abdallah was Mon...
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Off Limits

MONTREAL - If Canadian taxpayers were hoping that the corruption inquiry now rocking Quebec might also explore federal political parties, they might be out of luck.That's because officials at the inqu...