Thursday, March 11, 2010

Can Jacques Duchesneau Stop Construction Price-Fixing

Once again Jacques Duchesneau has landed an important position, this time as head of an anti-collusion unit set up by Quebec Transport Minster Julie Boulet. The unit will review contracts to make sure that bids are no longer rigged in relation to public construction projects.

The question remains open as to whether such a unit can be successful and whether Mr. Duchesneau is the right man for the job.


  1. That is a very nice pension plan they enjoy. Too bad it is available to only the lucky few.

  2. "His record is impeccable and he is incorruptible."

    See an old Mirror story about how he tried to intimidate a Montreal municipal politician who was criticising the police.