Charbonneau: MUHC superhospital still under the microscope

The Charbonneau Commission is back studying the alleged fraud of $22.5 million in one of Canada's most expensive public works projects.

The hearings are looking into the awarding of the contract for the $1.3-billion McGill University Health Centre superhospital in NDG.

A police investigator, Jean-Frederic Gagnon, told the commission today the alleged fraud is valued at $22.5 million and involved former MUHC head Arthur Porter and his colleague Yanai Elbaz — both of whom are facing fraud-related charges — and former executives with engineering giant SNC-Lavalin.

The SNC-Lavalin executives allegedly paid Porter and Elbaz off to win the contract.

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  1. Paul posted on 05/21/2014 06:21 AM
    If this is the most expensive fraud in Canadian history, then how does Gerald Tremblay water meter fraud stack up? Is it the second most expensive?
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