MONTREAL — The city is preparing a plan that has been in the works for a decade to conserve a lush landscape in one of the last large undeveloped natural spaces on Montreal Island. 1,834 more words
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Enemy or business partner?
Apparently, in Montreal’s underworld these aren’t mutually exclusive categories.
A group of individuals and companies with ownership stakes in a parcel of undeveloped land the city of Montreal tried to buy are linked to opposing factions in a recent Mafia war. 810 more words
In some countries it’s called tong, triad, mafia, la cosa nostra — in Japan it’s yakuza. Organized crime. As an institution, it is a part of the fabric of Japanese life. 442 more words
A Dollard des Ormeaux businessman who is alleged to have been the head of a large-scale cocaine trafficking ring recently busted by police is the owner of a West Island bar that was already in trouble before his arrest. 885 more words
Filthy Marcellos: La Cosa Nostra is not just a choice of regime and routine, it’s a culture. Born as mafia royalty, the Marcello brothers were raised ingrained with the beliefs and rules of what it meant to be a Mafioso prince. 1,889 more words