Marjory Lebreton

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Who's Who At Duffy's Trial

OTTAWA - Dozens of people are expected to make an appearance in an Ottawa courtroom over the next several weeks as suspended senator Mike Duffy stands trial on charges of fraud, breach of trust, and b...
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RCMP To Receive 4 Senators' Emails

OTTAWA - Opposition parties aren't buying the Harper government's explanation for the sudden discovery of a cache of emails that could shed more light on the Senate expenses scandal and attempted cove...
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'Not Consistent With The Facts'

RCMP documents filed in an Ottawa courthouse Wednesday reveal a level of skepticism the police have in the roles three Conservative senators played in the Mike Duffy expenses scandal.  The documents,...
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LeBreton Takes Aim At Duffy

OTTAWA - Sen. Marjory LeBreton refuted Thursday various allegations made by embattled Sen. Mike Duffy about how Prime Minister Stephen Harper, his staff and the Senate leadership pressured him to pay...
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Meet The New Government Senate Leader

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper has named Quebec Sen. Claude Carignan as leader of the government in the Senate.Carignan replaces Sen. Marjory LeBreton, who has held the job since 2006.The new...
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Canada's Substitute Prime Minister

Senator Marjory LeBreton is in her final days as Canada's substitute prime minister because when Stephen Harper shuffles his cabinet, she'll be bumped out of that role. LeBreton is the gove...
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Senator: Audit House Of Commons, Too

OTTAWA — If the Conservative government wants a full scale audit of the Senate by the Auditor General of Canada, the Liberals won’t stand in their way. But they want the House of Commons audited, too....
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Audit Of ALL Senate Expenses Next?

OTTAWA - Stephen Harper's government is calling in the auditor general as it attempts to stamp out the political inferno raging over improper Senate expenses.Sen. Marjory LeBreton, government leader i...
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Prove Where You Live, Senators Told

Senators unwilling or unable to provide documented proof of their residence are being called on the carpet and forced to explain themselves in a series of meetings with members of the Senate's interna...
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Operation Senate Salvation

OTTAWA - Conservative and Liberal leaders in the much-maligned Senate are joining forces to salvage the upper chamber's tarnished reputation.They are demanding a swift — and public — resolution to all...
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Explain Your Absence

The government leader in the Senate has asked the Standing Senate Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration for a review of the rules about attendance in the upper chamber, days after...