Snc-Lavalin Corruption


Feds Soften Anti-Corruption Rules

MONTREAL - Ottawa has softened its anti-corruption rules, reducing the penalties for companies that are seeking government work after being convicted of bribery, money laundering and other offences.Un...

Ex-SNC-Lavalin Exec Extradited To Canada

MONTREAL - A former SNC-Lavalin senior executive accused of fraud in a superhospital project arrived in Montreal on Wednesday after his extradition from Switzerland.The head of Quebec's anti-corruptio...

Ex-SNC Lavalin Exec Pleads Guilty

MONTREAL - A Swiss court has accepted a guilty plea from a former SNC-Lavalin senior executive, who was accused of fraud, corruption and money laundering, and labelled the Montreal-based engineering a...

Former SNC Lavalin Execs Charged

MONTREAL - The RCMP has filed criminal charges against two former senior SNC-Lavalin executives.The Mounties say former executive vice-president Sami Abdallah Bebawi has been charged with fraud over $...

Canada's Taxpayers Are Giving Billions To A National Embarrassment

Canada won a distinction last month that most of us would rather we had lost: We had the most companies on a list of firms banned from doing business with the World Bank over corruption. All but a few of the Canadian companies banned from doing World Bank business were actually subsidiaries of one company: SNC-Lavalin. You would think a company that has brought so much bad publicity to Canada's name around the world, whose alleged corruption comes within a whisker of touching Canadian politicians, would be a toxic hot potato no government in Canada would want to touch. Well, you'd be wrong.

I Was Betrayed, Says Ex-SNC Chief

The former head of SNC-Lavalin says that during his 13-year leadership, he had checks and balances in place to prevent what he called "the mess the company is in," but he was betrayed by a man he prom...