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Politics, Society

Wilson-Raybould is CP Newsmaker of the Year

Jody Wilson-Raybould is The Canadian Press Newsmaker of the Year. Wilson-Raybould, the former minister of justice who was expelled from the Liberal caucus in April in a dispute that drew headlines, was the overwhelming choice of editors and reporters from »

International, Society

SNC-Lavalin pleads guilty to fraud in Libya case, corruption charges dropped

Canadian engineering and construction giant SNC-Lavalin has pleaded guilty to one charge of fraud and will pay a $280-million fine in relation to its dealings in Libya, federal prosecutors announced in court Wednesday in Montreal. The prosecution is also recommending »

Economy, Environment, Health, International, Politics, Society

Climate change is CP News Story of the Year.

The Canadian Press News Story of the Year is climate change, the news agency announced Tuesday. Absolutely no surprise. From Greta Thunberg leading hundreds of thousands of people in rallies across the country in September, to a series of reports »

Society

Former SNC-Lavalin executive found guilty of Libya corruption charges

A former senior executive of Canadian engineering and construction giant SNC-Lavalin was found guilty Sunday of corruption and fraud charges related to the company’s dealings with the family of the late Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi. After three days of deliberations, »

Economy

Embattled Canadian engineering giant announces major restructuring

In an effort to rebuild a healthy financial foundation, Canadian engineering and construction giant SNC-Lavalin said Monday it will stop bidding on new fixed-price turnkey projects and will reorganize its money-losing resources and infrastructure segments. The Montreal-based company said it »

Economy, Politics

SNC-Lavalin opts for judge-only trial in corruption case

The Canadian construction and engineering giant at the centre of a political scandal that shook the Liberal government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau earlier this year will seek a trial by judge alone in a corruption case related to its »

Economy, Politics

Leadership shakeup at Canadian engineering giant SNC-Lavalin

The Canadian construction and engineering giant at the centre of a political scandal that shook the Liberal government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, announced a major leadership shakeup Tuesday. SNC-Lavalin said that its chief executive Neil Bruce is retiring from »

Politics, Society

Fraud and corruption: SNC-Lavalin to stand trial

A court in the French-speaking province of Quebec ruled that there was enough evidence against SNC-Lavalin for the engineering company to face trial for fraud and corruption. The decision was made after months of lobbying by the company to avoid »

Politics

Trudeau ejected her illegally, says politician

After seven weeks of headlines, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has not been able to put the SNC-Lavalin controversy behind him. Today, former cabinet minister Jane Philpott accused Trudeau of violating the law by kicking her and former attorney-general Jody Wilson-Raybould »

International, Politics

Allegations taxpayer money may have been used for bribes

CBC News reports that a publicly-funded agency provided loans to engineering firm SNC-Lavalin that may have used by the firm to pay bribes. Export Development Canada (EDC) is a government agency that provides financing and insurance to Canadian companies that »