While most Montrealers say that their city is one to be proud of, roughly half of them say the city is "not as good" as it
Today marks the first full day on the job for Montreal’s new interim mayor, Laurent Blanchard — and he’s promising to bring
It's time to demand more transparency. This is our money. We should know how it's being spent. Our duty as voters doesn't end in the ballot booth. We need to demand accountability and a much more open government. Any conflict of interest should be exposed immediately.
Corruption takes many forms: the theft of public resources; the sale of political influence; the betrayal of the public trust. In all cases, however, corruption thrives when political power is able to operate in the shadows, and it withers before the glare of public scrutiny.
Police say they have dismantled an emerging drug ring operating in Montreal following a series of morning raids. The major
Montreal Mayor Michael Applebaum has given his administration one month to put in place 60 recommendations aimed at preventing
Montrealers have to choose between having potholes, or having them filled by companies caught up in the corruption inquiry
The ongoing Charbonneau Commission investigating Montreal's construction industry is showing all of Canada just how rotten the city is. Lalonde's testimony in particular and the Charboneau Commission in general are proving our worst fears about politics and business -- that they are inseparable, are both populated by crooks and the rest of us are paying for it.
Montreal's new mayor, Michael Applebaum, and the Parti Québécois government say they share a vision to fight corruption and
On Monday, Montreal's hapless, shaky, angry, and white-haired mayor, Gérald Tremblay, resigned in disgrace. It's no big surprise, really. Gérald had been fighting corruption allegations for years, always claiming that he knew nothing about any corruption seeping into Montreal's municipal politics. Even the most casual city observer would call utter bullshit on that. The mayor's position really became untenable last week when a former top aide, Martin Dumont, dished the goods in front of the Charbonneau Commission, which has been overturning dirty rocks to uncover the filthy world of Montreal's construction contracts.