Quebec: Corruption and Organized Crime

Jori
6 min readMay 4, 2021

Corruption in Quebec is a topic that has been discussed through academic journals, news sources, and within the government. There have been proven and unproven allegations over a long period of time and have piled on top of one another. For a period of two years, many people in Quebec wanted an inquiry into the corruption in the province, this led to Charest launching the primary inquiry in October 2011. “To investigate 1) collusion and corruption in public construction contracts, 2) whether such crimes were linked to political party fundraising, and 3) the role organized crime played in…

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