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Winnipeg police HQ contractor modified invoices to pay for ‘personal home improvement’: city

The City of Winnipeg says the contractor in charge of building the Winnipeg Police Service headquarters used the project to settle outstanding debts with subtrades for money owed on other construction projects, new court filings reveal.

They also say lead contractor Caspian Construction modified invoices to pay for “personal home improvement projects.”

“We see instances of subtrades being paid by [Caspian] for supposed work many months, and indeed sometimes years, after the work was completed (if ever the work was completed) and after subtrade invoices have been issued to the city,” City of Winnipeg lawyers Michael Finlayson and Gabrielle

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