In this week’s news round-up, we have threats of bodily harm.
At least one Laval engineering firm was bribing officials with money it made from its coffee machines. Oh, and we’ve got other news for you, too.
Can a former detective put an end to corruption in Laval? Will the Civic Action League ensure an honest municipal election this fall? It’s news round-up time.
Our tap water flows while white-collar crime persists. It’s the Friday news round-up.
Rob Ford, without crack pipe. Photo via Flickr To exactly no one’s surprise, MP Denis Coderre yesterday announced that, yes, he will run for mayor of Montreal, saying the city’s in need of a “conductor,” presumably because it’s running off the rails and losing control and going to the dogs and any number of other […]
Former Laval mayor Gilles Vaillancourt is accused of gangsterism, while some real gangsters are found dead in Italy. Oh, and the playoffs are over, too. It’s round-up time.
The Charbonneau Commission has been unearthing all manner of municipal corruption for six months, but it still has a lot of ground to cover.
Our news roundups are back. Today: mayoral drama, executive committee drama, RDP by-election and never saying sorry.
Whether the mayors are unindicted co-conspirators or unconscious morons does not change the fact that the political party system — essentially imposed on larger Quebec municipalities since the ‘70s — ensures that corruption continues unabated.