Another day in corruption
At the Charbonneau commission Wednesday, another city engineer admitted to taking bribes from construction companies and faced cross-examination about porn and shoplifting.
Footnotes: a Loto-Quebec honcho implicated in earlier commission testimony has taken sick leave (caught Vaillancourt-itis, as someone quipped on Twitter).
Denis Coderre let it be known Wednesday that he’s not going to enter the federal Liberal leadership race, although he seems to be trying hard to keep both irons in the fire with an apparent promise he’ll stick around the federal party till a new chief is chosen. Radio-Canada headlines their version of the story Coderre choisit la mairie de Montréal.