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#329 The Tyrant’s Spin Doctor

June 15, 2020

Lord Tim Bell worked for a rogues’ gallery of international clients, and co-founded one of the most powerful PR companies in history.

DYNASTIES #4- The Rizzutos

November 12, 2019

The Rizzutos are Canada’s first family of crime. For decades, they dominated Montreal’s underworld with an iron fist. With the help of corrupt politicians and police officers, the Rizzutos built one of the most fearsome and lucrative criminal enterprises this country has ever seen. Their reign was long and bloody. But their fall was even more gruesome.

#10 The Canadian Company Accused of Using Slaves Today

February 19, 2019

Canadian companies have committed all kinds of wrongdoing abroad. But this is on a different level. One Vancouver-based company has been accused by the United Nations and Human Rights Watch of using slaves to build a mine with one of the world’s most oppressive governments.

#9 Victoria’s Secrets

February 5, 2019

Tens of thousands of dollars in suits, luggage, magazines and mustard. An epic booze heist from the legislature. An undercover legislator exposing corruption. And a wood-splitter that’s transfixed a province.

#8 Hockey’s Hall of Shame

January 22, 2019

Canada is hockey crazy. But at the heart of the sport is a system of unpaid labour that scars some boys for life. And the teams and leagues are doing whatever it takes to make sure things stay exactly the way they are.

#6 Charlottetown’s Web

December 11, 2018

It might be small, but it when it comes to graft, Prince Edward Island plays in the big leagues. Inside PEI’s long, strange attempt to become Canada’s online gambling hub.

#5 The King of Cabbagetown

November 27, 2018

For two decades, he’s controlled public institutions and bragged about his connections to organized crime. So who exactly is the King of Cabbagetown?

#4 Papa Pump and the Small Town Shakedown

November 13, 2018

In the eleven years that Marolyn Morrison was the mayor of Caledon, Ontario, she faced down deep-pocketed developers, mafia enforcers and corrupt federal officials. When millions of dollars are at stake, things get heated.

Tom Mulcair: Hot Prosecutor or Wet Napkin?

April 4, 2016

Tom Mulcair’s leadership review, corrupt Quebec politics and a ton of free advice on how the government can become more open.

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