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B.C.’s money laundering fuelled by offshore and drug money, inquiry hears – The Globe and Mail

Peter German, former deputy commissioner of the RCMP, speaks at a news conference on money laundering in Vancouver in 2018. DARRYL DYCK/THE CANADIAN PRESS MIKE HAGER – VANCOUVER MAY 25, 2020 Some of the billions of dollars that have been … Continue reading

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Alberta asking Feds for more funds to deal with orphaned well cleanup

Old, unproductive oil and gas wells could cost up to $70B to clean up, says new report ‘The mess continues to grow,’ says landowner stuck with abandoned well Kyle Bakx – CBC News — Hustle in the oil patch: Inside … Continue reading

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Venezuela economic failure and fake or misleading news

Social misleadia, Trump and many of his supporters and others from the far right have been sharing fake or misleading news about Venezuela’s economic failure. Venezuela’s economic crisis is an example of failed leadership, corruption and other issues. It has … Continue reading

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SNC-Lavalin pleads guilty to fraud charge, to pay $280-million fine

NICOLAS VAN PRAET, ANDREW WILLIS, GREG MCARTHUR SECURITIES REGULATION REPORTER, SEAN FINE JUSTICE WRITER, MONTREAL PUBLISHED DECEMBER 18, 2019 FOR SUBSCRIBERS https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/article-snc-lavalin-reaches-agreement-to-plead-guilty-to-charges-of-corruption/ After year of political turmoil, SNC-Lavalin gets most of what it wanted in plea deal — Comments This … Continue reading

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Alberta and Canada ignores the ticking time-bomb of orphaned oil and gas wells at its own peril

Eamon Mac Mahon, ASSOCIATED PRESS Syncrude upgrader facilities on the Athabasca river near Fort McMurray Alberta Dec 9 2019 – Globe and Mail, The Narwhal and Concerned Citizen — These are some of the major issues that make it hard … Continue reading

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Ticketmaster secret scalper program

Ticketmaster secret scalper program not illegal, Competition Bureau says. https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/competition-bureau-ticketmaster-tradedesk-probe-1.5000677

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The scope of the SNC-Lavalin scandal and coverups widen – formal criminal investigation clearly warranted

THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick — March 30 2019 – National Post – Summary plus commentary The scope and coverups involving more allegations against PMO staff, Finiance Minister Bill Morneau and now former Supreme Court of Canada Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin. … Continue reading

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In recorded call, Wilson-Raybould warns Wernick that Trudeau was ‘on dangerous ground’ by attempting to interfere on SNC-Lavalin

Former justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould arrives to give her testimony about the SNC-Lavalin affair before a justice committee hearing on Parliament Hill on Feb. 27, 2019. LARS HAGBERG/AFP/GETTY IMAGES ROBERT FIFE OTTAWA BUREAU CHIEF STEVEN CHASE PUBLISHED MARCH 29, 2019 … Continue reading

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MB Government budget adds 27 more RCMP Officers – will they be used effectively?

March 28 2019 – Kevin Yaworski – Concerned Citizen — I support spending on these officers if their direction and focus is on serious crimes (violent, property, corporate, financial and blue collar) and not more traffic “safety” revenue or MPI … Continue reading

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Elections fraud undermining democracy

Jeff Callaway in downtown Calgary, on March 11, 2015. CHRIS BOLIN/THE GLOBE AND MAIL Mar 20 2019 Three more donors to former Alberta UCP candidate Jeff Callaway identified for donating money that wasn’t theirs. I am glad to hear the … Continue reading

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