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Montreal crane operators protest hiring practices in Champlain Bridge contract

MONTREAL – More than fifty crane operators from the Montreal area took to the streets Friday.

The group protested outside the SNC-Lavalin headquarters to denounce what they claim are unfair practices by the company when it comes to the work being done on the… 235 more words


SNC-Lavalin CEO wants Ottawa to adopt corporate corruption settlement deals

SNC-Lavalin’s CEO wants the new federal government to allow companies to settle corporate corruption cases — as what happens in the United States and United Kingdom — so that Canadian firms can remain globally competitive. 527 more words

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When Should Corruption Be Tolerated? The Case of the Padma Bridge

In a recent post, Rick examined the Canadian Supreme Court case concerning a high-level corruption scheme implicating Bangladeshi government officials and executives at SNC Lavalin, a Canadian construction company, over a cancelled World Bank project in Bangladesh. 1,015 more words


SNC-Lavalin settles corruption case brought by African development bank

MONTREAL – SNC-Lavalin is turning another page on its sullied past with a deal to settle corruption allegations in two African countries in a move it hopes could provide a formula to resolve problems in Canada. 500 more words


Tunnel boring resumes for SkyTrain Evergreen Line

The Evergreen Line’s tunnel boring machine ‘Alice’ has resumed boring work following a lengthy six-month-long hibernation, a spokesperson with the provincial government has confirmed.

Last week, crews with Italy’s SELI turned on the machine, which has been boring at a much slower rate than anticipated due to the two-kilometre tunnel’s path through loose glacial till. 328 more words


SNC-Lavalin CEO to hand over job to No. 2 executive in October

MONTREAL – SNC-Lavalin announced chief executive Robert Card, who was brought in to turn around the scandal-plagued engineering company, is stepping down after three years on the job. 245 more words


Sewage problems persist at Montreal Children's Hospital

WATCH ABOVE: Global’s Kelly Greig reports on the sewage backup at the MUHC.

MONTREAL – Just months after opening, the Montreal Children’s Hospital is facing some major plumbing problems. 270 more words