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Montreal: Reza Tehrani, 55, and his wife Liora Suissa, 49, arrested and charged in connection with alleged $6-million tax fraud

Montreal businessman arrested in alleged tax fraud scheme
Reza Tehrani, 55, allegedly bribed tax officials
CBC News Posted: Nov 15, 2012 2:21 PM ET Last Updated: Nov 15, 2012 6:09 PM ET
The RCMP’s anti-corruption unit arrested Reza Therani, 55, on 13 counts including conspiracy, fraud and bribery. (CBC) Facebook

Authorities arrested the owner of a Montreal technical school and his wife as part of a larger investigation into alleged corruption at the Canada Revenue Agency.

Reza Tehrani, 55, and his wife Liora Suissa, 49, were arrested by the RCMP’s anti-corruption unit on Thursday morning and charged in connection with an alleged $6-million tax fraud.

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Immigration Department spent $745K monitoring ethnic media

Adrian Wyld / The Canadian Press files
“A series of interviews and appearances by minister Kenney and his representatives were strong contributors to the upswing in the ministerial image,” says a report from May 5, 2010.

Immigration Department spent $745K monitoring ethnic media and ‘perceptions’ of Jason Kenney
Bruce Cheadle and Stephanie Levitz, Canadian Press | Nov 13, 2012 8:52 PM ET

Adrian Wyld / The Canadian Press files
“A series of interviews and appearances by minister Kenney and his representatives were strong contributors to the upswing in the ministerial image,” says a report from May 5, 2010.

OTTAWA — The Department of Citizenship and Immigration spent almost $750,000 monitoring ethnic media over the past three years, including assessments of election campaign events and “perceptions” of minister Jason Kenney.

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Nancy Inferrera, 73, allowed back into Canada on three-year “‘temporary residence permit”

 

Mildred Sanford and Nancy Inferrera fought a battle with Immigration Canada to allow Inferra, an American citizen, to be allowed to live in Canada. (CBC)

Deported elderly woman allowed back in Canada
30-year pals Mildred Sanford and Nancy Inferrera refused to be separated
CBC News Posted: Nov 15, 2012 4:52 PM AT Last Updated: Nov 15, 2012 6:59 PM AT
Mildred Sanford and Nancy Inferrera fought a battle with Immigration Canada to allow Inferra, an American citizen, to be allowed to live in Canada. (CBC) Facebook

An elderly American woman who crossed the border into the United States with her Canadian friend on Wednesday after an exhausting immigration battle will be allowed back in the country, CBC News has learned.

Immigration lawyer Lee Cohen confirmed Nancy Inferrera, 73, will be allowed back into Canada on a three-year “‘temporary residence permit.”

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