Former Montreal Mayor Michael Applebaum was sentenced to 12 months in prison and two years’ probation after being found guilty of corruption-related charges.
Quebec Court Judge Louise Provost said Applebaum had committed “very serious” crimes over a number of years in handing down her decision.
Applebaum had faced a maximum fiver-year sentence, the prosecution has recommended that he serve two years behind bars.
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