Crown prosecutors and defence lawyers working on the MUHC fraud case are scheduled to be back in court on Sept. 27.
They met before a judge for a pre-trial meeting on Thursday. Proceedings are under a publication ban.
A date for the trial has not been set.
Former SNC-Lavalin CEO Pierre Duhaime and Riadh Ben Aïssa, who once served as a vice-president of the engineering firm’s construction division, are accused of paying $22.5 million in bribes to win the contract to build the $1.3-billion MUHC superhospital.
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