"Judge Charbonneau is picking on us," says FTQ president

FTQ president Daniel Boyer (left) and secretary-general Serge Cadieux believe the Charbonneau inquiry is unfairly keeping the spotlight on unions.
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Daniel Boyer had a few choice words for Charbonneau commission chair France Charbonneau while reviewing the FTQ's past year.

The union's president said he believes Charbonneau is picking on the FTQ.

He quoted the organisation's former construction boss Jocelyn Dupuis' seven-day interrogation as an example.

He said it was excessively long and that the judge had enough information after just two days.

Boyer added he thinks members of the inquiry already have enough materiel to release their report and recommendations regarding unions.

Hearings on the topic are set to resume on January 13.

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  1. clint posted on 01/05/2014 03:20 PM
    Maybe The Charbonneau Commission should look into the affairs of Mr.Boyer and Mr.Cadieux....if there is nothing to hide...then there is nothing to say.
  2. Sic posted on 01/05/2014 06:25 PM
    Where there is smoke there is fire.
  3. Joe posted on 01/05/2014 07:31 PM
    The reason they have been under the microscope for such a long time is because the bosses have for the most part been accused of so many wrong doings that this seems to been only the tip of the iceberg with these accused crooks. What is she supposed to do when some of the damming phone conversations incriminate them, just turn the page and say its OK we will move to the next witness because I am fed up of hearing these guys fix deals and then take vacations, buy big house's, steal money and so on... cmon MR. Boyer you're lucky she finally moved on because I am sure there are many more layers to this onion.
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