Friday Jul 25
Questions arise about firm handed Sud-Ouest sidewalk contract
Quebec's recent anti-corruption legislation has made it tough and expensive for the city of Montreal to repair the sidewalk along a 500-metre stretch of St-Antoine St. W. Quebec's Integrity in Public Contracts Act forced the city to go to public tenders three times for the same sidewalk and lighting contract starting in 2012 before it finally ... (more)
Le Monde diplomatique
North of Limpopo
When Mungo Soggot moved from journalism to writing non-public intelligence and investigation reports for corporate clients and investors, he made a miraculous discovery: he could pay his sources for information.
France, UAE: Speed Cameras Painted and burned.
In Condezaygues, France, vigilantes disabled a speed camera on Tuesday. According to Sud Ouest , the camera lens was covered with green spraypaint marking the third time it has been disabled this year.
The Montreal Gazette
Editorial: Montreal's centralizing steps hold promise
Coderre says the funding changes are to be essentially revenue-neutral for the city as a whole, since they will reallocate $990 million in existing borough allotments and add $18.6 million within five years.
Sud-Ouest arena to get overhaul
The arena of the Centre recrA©atif St-Charles is going green with a multimillion-dollar makeover.