Quebec Hopes To Turn Page On Corruption

Quebec Hopes To Turn Page On Corruption

11. 3.2013
Quebec voters are hoping to turn the page on an era of scandal-ridden leadership as they cast their ballots in municipal elections across...
Ex-Cabinet Minister Pushed Mob Contracts?

Ex-Cabinet Minister Pushed Mob Contracts?

The Canadian Press  10.17.2013
MONTREAL - Quebec's corruption inquiry has heard that a former Liberal cabinet minister actively lobbied on behalf of a firm that was being...
Disturbing Campaign Tale Gets WEIRDER

Disturbing Campaign Tale Gets WEIRDER

Sidhartha Banerjee and Lise Millette, The Canadian Press  10.11.2013
MONTREAL - A bizarre municipal election campaign in scandal-plagued Laval, Que., marred by allegations of criminal threats and thuggery,...
Mayoral Candidate Fears For Her Safety

Mayoral Candidate Fears For Her Safety

The Canadian Press  10. 8.2013
LAVAL, Que. - An unnerving sequence of incidents has prompted a mayoral candidate to seek police protection in scandal-plagued Laval, Que.The...
Elections Canada: In-Depth Probes Into Illegal Donations Not Possible Now

Elections Canada: In-Depth Probes Into Illegal Donations Not Possible Now

Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press  10. 3.2013
OTTAWA - Elections Canada says under its current powers it would not be able to investigate fully the kind of illegal political donations...
Witness: Quebec Union Brass Aware Of Mob, Hells Angels Ties

Witness: Quebec Union Brass Aware Of Mob, Hells Angels Ties

The Canadian Press  10. 2.2013
MONTREAL - Quebec's most powerful labour union has been rocked by allegations of corruption in its construction division over two days...
Quebec Liberal Offices Raided

Quebec Liberal Offices Raided

The Canadian Press  09.16.2013
MONTREAL - The Quebec Liberal party has confirmed that its offices were searched by the province's anti-corruption unit.The Liberals say...
Montreal Italians Upset Over Ad

Montreal Italians Upset Over Ad

09.15.2013
Some members of Montreal's Italian community are upset over a TV ad which they say negatively associates them with corruption. The...
TRUE GRITS?

TRUE GRITS?

Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press  09. 6.2013
MONTREAL - The vast majority of federal political donations from suspects accused of corruption in Quebec went to the Liberal Party of...

Quebec Corruption Suspects Gave Millions To Federal Parties

Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press  09. 5.2013
MONTREAL - Dozens of suspects accused of corruption at Quebec's municipal and provincial levels have also been involved in national politics,...
Explosive Corruption Inquiry Is Back

Explosive Corruption Inquiry Is Back

The Canadian Press  09. 3.2013
MONTREAL - The federal government's historic multibillion-dollar infrastructure program has been lucrative for a few Quebec construction...
Payout For Disgraced Montreal Mayor Sparks Calls For Changes

Payout For Disgraced Montreal Mayor Sparks Calls For Changes

07.18.2013
Officials at Montreal city hall say rules for severance packages need to be changed after former Montreal mayor Michael Applebaum was granted...
How Do We Fight Corruption?

How Do We Fight Corruption?

06.17.2013
Corruption takes many forms: the theft of public resources; the sale of political influence; the betrayal of the public trust. In all cases,...

Media Bites: The Secret Not-So-Boring Side of Canadian Politics

06. 6.2013
A large reason why Canadian politics often seems so boring is because Canadians (or at least our politicians) are usually too timid to...