Browsing the "corruption" Tag

Harper’s “epic” Senate problems

November 25th, 2013 | by David DesBaillets

Last week’s RCMP bombshell dump revealed a few things about the private e-mails of PMO staff and their counterparts in [&hellip


The Montreal Mafia’s new tactic

February 11th, 2013 | by Jason C. McLean

Forget The Sopranos, The Godfather even Goodfellas. Forget guns and sleeping with the fishes. The Montreal mob has a new [&hellip


Charbonneau Commission begins inquiry without participation of the Liberal Party of Quebec

June 7th, 2012 | by David DesBaillets

When the Charbonneau commission opens this week dozens of witnesses will testify and be cross examined by representatives from groups as diverse as Hydro Québec to hard core provincial lefties Québec Solidaire. The only oddity with the proceedings will be the conspicuous absence of a single representative from Liberal Party of Quebec. This is rather like having the O.J. Simpson trial without ‘The Juice’ (as he’s sometimes called), testifying before the court. After all, the whole purpose of this inquiry is to establish whether there is any connection between the awarding of juicy pork barrel government construction contracts (corruption never tasted so good!) and the financing of political parties in Quebec



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