Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Fraud Case of Ex-Quebec Deputy Premier Normandeau Put off until Sept. 28

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Fraud Case of Ex-Quebec Deputy Premier Normandeau Put off until Sept. 28

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Normandeau case put off until Sept. 28

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QUEBEC - The fraud case of former Quebec deputy premier Nathalie Normandeau will resume in late September.

Normandeau and six co-accused appeared in a Quebec City courtroom for the first time on Monday.

Defence lawyers are to find out by the next court appearance Sept. 28 what evidence the Crown is expected to present at the preliminary hearing.

Normandeau is charged with conspiracy, corruption, breach of trust and fraud in an alleged scheme in which police say political financing and gifts were exchanged for lucrative government contracts between 2000 and 2012.

She and the six others were arrested in mid-March and have pleaded not guilty to all charges.

In July, lawyers for Normandeau told a judge they plan to argue there isn't enough evidence to justify a trial. …

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