Friday, October 23, 2009

Special Squad Formed To Investigate The Role Of The Mafia In Quebec's Construction Industry

Justice Minister Rob Nicholson insists the federal government will not get involved in Quebec's investigation into Mafia corruption in the construction industry. The Canadian Press/Adrian Wyld

Justice Minister Steers Clear Of Montreal Mess -- Globe And Mail

Rob Nicholson expresses confidence in Quebec's ability to sort out allegations of corruption and mob ties driving up price of infrastructure projects.

Don't expect the federal government to get involved in the murky allegations of corruption and mafia ties enveloping Montreal's city hall.

Justice Minister Rob Nicholson indicated Friday morning that Ottawa will leave the mess to Quebec, and expressed confidence that the province can sort it out.

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More News On The Role of the Mafia In Quebec's Construction Industry

No place for Ottawa in Quebec Mafia investigation: Nicholson -- CTV
Mafia probe to be handled by Quebec: federal minister -- CBC
No role for Ottawa in Quebec Mafia investigation: Nicholson -- Canadian Press
Special squad to tackle corruption in Quebec construction industry -- National Post
Quebec forms squad to investigate construction industry -- CBC

My Comment: One has to go back a few decades when the Quebec Government last investigated the role of the mafia in Quebec's construction industry. I guess that after a number of years passed, the sons of the Dons simply took over where their dads first operated from.

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