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Adscam: Sponsorship Scandal 




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Canada: Life in a banana republic

Greed & Corruption China


Liberals allow Chinese takeover

OTTAWA - The Trudeau government has approved a Chinese takeover of a Montreal high-tech firm, a deal that national-security agencies had warned Ottawa in 2015 would undermine a technological edge that Western militaries have over China.  Hong Kong-based O-Net Communications announced on Monday that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's cabinet had given it the green light to acquire ITF Technologies, a leader in fibre-laser technology.  Applications for such technology include directed-energy weapons.   (Globe & Mail) 

Chinese takeover a turning point

Ottawa open to more, more, more

Montreal firm targeted

PLA's potential breakthrough in HPM weapons

China to Canada: Don't follow Australia's lead

China wants total access to Canada

China's debt crisis

2014 China hack cost hundreds of millions

4 years

MONTREAL - An ex-Liberal organizer convicted of fraud related to the federal sponsorship scandal was sentenced to a 4-year prison term.  (CBC)   

Jacques Corriveau

4 years

Free on appeal

Extent of fraud 

Found guilty


Guilty on fraud charges

Charges laid

Charged with fraud

Chretien ally charged with fraud

Insider faces charges

Jacques Corriveau 

Gomery challenges the PMO

OTTAWA - The growing concentration of power in the Prime Minister's Office must be challenged because it is threatening the very democracy that Canadians enjoy, retired Justice John Gomery says.  (Toronto Star)  

The Whistleblowers Bill and FAIR  

Showdown brewing over Gomery report

Jean Chretien

$200K payout

PMO wants the money back

Francois Lemieux

Gomery overruled 

Lawsuit grows to $63M

OTTAWA - The federal government will spend about $665,000 in lawyers fees alone - plus court costs - in order to recoup the $63 million it says was lost in improperly awarded contracts related to the federal sponsorship scandal. 

Liberal Party  

Crown wants stolen cash

Ad exec staying behind bars

Charles (Chuck) Guite

Liberal sleaze laid bare

$14M plus for inquiry

OTTAWA - A public inquiry into controversial business dealings between Brian Mulroney and Karlheinz Schreiber will cost taxpayers more than $14M.

Airbus affair

Karlheinz Schreiber

Brian Mulroney

Frank Moores

Master crooks

The Liberal Party of Canada is the largest white-collar crime organization in the country.   Yves Lavigne, a Toronto-area journalist and the leading civilian authority on the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club, agrees.   (Calgary Sun)

Liberal drift?

The Gang's All Here

Revolution needed in revolting Canada


Belmont Club

Captain's Quarters


Small dead animals

A certified general accountant, Alfonso Gagliano married Ersilia Gidaro in 1965 and the couple had three children. Gagliano got his start in politics in 1977 as a school board trustee in Montreal, becoming chairman of the Jerome-LeRoyer School Board six years later.   He was elected to the House of Commons in 1984, serving as Opposition critic for small business, industry and immigration before becoming the Liberal whip in 1991. When Chrétien swept to power in 1993, Gagliano was named chief government whip and later became minister of labour, then minister of public works after getting re-elected for a fourth time in June 1997

Alfonso Gagliano

Gagliano's criminal background check

Here for the first time, by way of Access to Information, is the RCMP's first background check (.pdf) done before Jean Chrétien first appointed him to Cabinet. (Western Standard)

Bookkeeping is a Dangerous Business

Gagliano denies mob link

Angels, Mobsters and Narco-Terrorists

Findings involving Chrétien struck down

Business as usual

The former minister who knew too little


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