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Westmount residents complain about noisy hospital

MONTREAL —  Lower Westmount residents say they have a very loud problem on their hands.

They’re furious with SNC-Lavalin engineers for not resolving a very loud noise emanating from the ventilation system of the soon-to-open research buildings at the McGill University Health Centre Glen yard site. 175 more words

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Update on SNC-Lavalin Corruption Scandals

Since our September 11, 2014 update on scandal-plagued SNC-Lavalin, the Quebec-based engineering giant has sold AltaLink to U.S. energy behemoth Berkshire Hathaway Energy, owned by billionaire Warren Buffett. 1,435 more words

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Harper government’s trip to China: What the salesmen of the monopolies accomplished

By LOUIS LANG

Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s latest visit to China has revealed more about the measures the Government of Canada is willing to take to put the entire human and material assets of the government and country at the disposal of the drive of the most powerful North American monopolies to be number one on the world market. 1,629 more words

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Alberta Utilities Commission approves Altalink-Berkshire Hathaway Energy sale

CALGARY – The Alberta Utilities Commission has approved the sale of a regulated power utility that owns about half of Alberta’s electricity transmission grid.

The deal announced in May involves SNC-Lavalin selling Altalink to a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy, a holding company run by U.S. 232 more words

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Libya then and now: An overview of NATO’s handiwork

In 2011, as the entire world watched the Arab Spring in amazement, the US and its allies, predominantly  working under the banner of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), militarily overran the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, 6,011 more words

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Charest firmly denies report linking him to fundraising scheme with SNC-Lavalin

MONTREAL – Former Quebec premier Jean Charest is denying a report linking him to a political fundraising scheme with engineering giant SNC-Lavalin in the year before he took office. 130 more words

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Former SNC-Lavalin executive Ben Aissa granted bail in Montreal

A former SNC-Lavalin senior executive was granted bail Wednesday on fraud-related charges in connection with a $1.3-billion superhospital project.

Bail was set at $250,000 for Riadh Ben Aissa, the engineering company’s ex-head of construction. 162 more words

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