Former SNC-Lavalin executive Sami Bebawi was sentenced to eight years and six months in prison on Friday, January 10, 2020, wrapping up the last of the criminal cases brought against the engineering giant and its former employees involved in fraud and corruption in Libya.
Former SNC-Lavalin executive, Sami Bebawi, was found guilty on Sunday, December 15, 2019, of paying off foreign officials and pocketing millions as he worked to secure contracts for the Canadian engineering company in Libya.
Summing up six weeks of testimony at the trial of a former SNC-Lavalin executive accused of fraud and corruption, a prosecutor told jurors on Monday, December 9, 2019, that greed lies at the root of the accusations.
An independent report released on Monday, October 7, 2019, has found evidence that Montreal police show "systemic bias" in conducting street checks, with people from certain racialized groups much more likely than others to be stopped.
Two Quebec parents are seeking the right to launch a class-action lawsuit against the makers of the popular video game Fortnite, alleging it was purposely made highly addictive and has had a lasting impact on their children.
Montreal was hit by Greta-mania on Friday, September 27, 2019, as teen Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg took the city by storm, bringing her message that urgent action is needed against climate change.
Canada Post has honoured the late, legendary singer Leonard Cohen with a set of commemorative stamps that will be released to the public on Saturday, September 21, 2019, which would have been the icon's 85th birthday.