Canada Files Charges Related to SNC-Lavalin Probe

OTTAWA—Canadian authorities said Thursday they have filed five charges against a former SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. executive in relation to a multiyear probe related to illegal political contributions tied to the global engineering company.

Under Canada’s elections laws, corporations are prohibited from making donations to political parties. The charges were filed at the Court of Quebec in Montreal, according to a statement issued by Canada’s Commissioner of Elections, and relate to an investigation involving SNC-Lavalin officials…