The SQ and CSST will be investigating the Maskimo quarry where a ground collapse led to two deaths this week.
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Kathleen Lévesque shows us a glimpse of local Mafia history with the 1973 inquiry into organized crime and its failure to effect any change. The inquiry revealed that some bank branches were complicit in money laundering, and yet there’s no mention of any penalties that followed.
Another interesting morsel is that one of the mobsters named in the piece was involved in fundraising for Line Beauchamp in 2009. Beauchamp’s been in the news this weekend after a weepy interview with Denise Bombardier in the Journal (this effective sniping by Metro’s Judith Lussier echoes similar responses I’ve seen on Twitter and Facebook).
Montreal isn’t hesitating to speak up about its needs for the new Champlain bridge: light rail and tolls for motorists. One report says the city wants to impose tolls on all south shore bridges to raise more funds for public transit.
The new bridge rail system is envisioned to reach from downtown Montreal to DIX30.
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