Thomas Friedman taught us that the world is flat — that globalization has created a playing field more level than at any time in history. And however true that may be of international commerce, it is not true of anti-corruption enforcement .… Continue Reading
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Montreal filed criminal charges against two former senior SNC-Lavalin executives on Friday.
Stephane Roy, a former vice-president at SNC-Lavalin, was charged with fraud, bribing a foreign public official, and contravening a United Nations economic measures act related to Libya.… Continue Reading
The former chief of Quebec’s most powerful labor union and its billion-dollar pension fund denied being influenced by expensive gifts from a construction boss.
Michel Arsenault, left, the president of the Quebec Federation of Labour from 2007 until 2013, said during four days of testimony last week to a government panel that he returned expensive gifts to businessman Tony Accurso and paid for a $100,000 home renovation himself.… Continue Reading