The report on ties between the construction industry and the government said police were monitoring Eddy Brandone, a onetime treasurer at the FTQ-Construction union.
In March 2009, Radio-Canada reported on a condo project, financed improperly with union money, in which units were purchased by about a dozen people with supposed Mafia ties while half the units went to union officials and their relatives.
was mentioned in that report.
One day after the report aired, on March 6, Brandone
went to a public event the premier was attending - an Inuit conference at which federal and provincial ministers were present.
"I think Mr. Charest must absolutely explain his links with Eddy Brandone