Nigel Wright, former chief of staff to Prime Minister Stephen Harper, is poised to return to Onex Corp., Canada’s largest private equity firm.
Sino-Forest Corp. confirmed the Royal Canadian Mounted Police has begun a criminal investigation to determine whether the Chinese timber producer defrauded investors.
Canada’s aboriginal women are four times as likely to be murdered than their share of the population suggests, according to a Royal Canadian Mounted Police report released today.
Sino-Forest Corp., the Chinese timber company whose shares slumped 74 percent since June, said an independent committee refuted the “substance” of fraud allegations by Carson Block’s research firm Muddy Waters LLC.
Nigel Wright, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s former chief of staff, won’t face criminal charges after helping a senator repay about C$90,000 ($82,000) of improperly claimed expenses.