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Ottawa Citizen quotes Peter Mantas in an article about a trial over alleged federal government bid-rigging

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“Bagnall: 'Competition Bureau did not understand the facts': defence” by James Bagnall, Ottawa Citizen

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“Mantas, who represents TPG Technology, alleged Wednesday in his opening remarks that the charges should not have been laid in the first place. He told the jury that the federal department of Public Works pushed ill-informed investigators at the Competition Bureau into recommending criminal charges against his client and others. ‘The Competition Bureau did not understand the facts,’ he told the 14-member jury on the second day of the trial. ‘It did not take the necessary steps so that it would,” he added.”


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