Marjory Lebreton

Tories In Damage Control Mode

CP | Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.22.2016 | Canada Politics

The week began with Conservative operatives whisking their party's former Senate leader away from inquisitive reporters — and it never got much better.

Former Tory Senate Leader Whisked Away By Staffers At Campaign Event

CP | Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.16.2015 | Canada Politics

The Tory campaign fought Sunday to keep its message on the Mike Duffy affair under control.

Harper Peppered With Duffy Questions

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.16.2016 | Canada Politics

"In this case we have a Senator whose expenses in our judgement were not justifiable, and my response was he should pay those expenses back and that's what I was told happened.''

Ignore The 'Serial Bitchers,' LeBreton Told Harper

CBC | Susan Lunn, CBC News | Posted 06.28.2016 | Canada Politics

Prime Minister Stephen Harper was busy last week on the pre-election campaign trail in his bid for a fourth straight election victory this fall. At...

Tory Senators Urged To Quit Committee Dealing With Audit Fallout

CBC | Hannah Thibedeau, CBC News | Posted 05.14.2016 | Canada Politics

A group of senators, including a Conservative, say senators David Tkachuk and Marjory LeBreton should step down from a committee that will deal with t...

Who's Who At Duffy's Trial

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.05.2015 | Canada Politics

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...

Senator In Hot Seat Over How Tories Depict Muslim Canadians

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.09.2015 | Canada Politics

Senior Tory acknowledges negative impact on Canada's Muslim community of Harper government's recent messaging

Althia Raj

Email Reveals Tories' Senate Strategy | Althia Raj | Posted 02.27.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — While the Senate Liberal caucus was busy telling Canadians how it plans to remove the shackles of partisan politics from the upper chamber,...

RCMP To Receive 4 Senators' Emails

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.01.2014 | Canada Politics

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...

'Not Consistent With The Facts'

CBC | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Politics

RCMP documents filed in an Ottawa courthouse Wednesday reveal a level of skepticism the police have in the roles three Conservative senators played i...

Harper's Staff, Top Senators Colluded To Whitewash Report: RCMP

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn and Steve Rennie | Posted 11.21.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The prime minister's chief of staff went to Stephen Harper for approval of a secret plan that would have seen the Conservative party repay Mi...

Althia Raj

Senators Told 'Residency' Means Whatever You Want | Althia Raj | Posted 10.29.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — Mike Duffy and Pamela Wallin were given reassurances that they would not be kicked out of the Senate — even if they spent 99 per cent of ...

The Senators Against Suspension (Not Named Duffy)

Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.27.2013 | Canada Politics

Pamela Walllin, Mike Duffy and Patrick Brazeau have gained some new public defenders after a week of debate in the Senate about suspending the trio. T...

LeBreton Takes Aim At Duffy

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Sen. Marjory LeBreton refuted Thursday various allegations made by embattled Sen. Mike Duffy about how Prime Minister Stephen Harper, his sta...

Duffy, Wallin Debate Divides Tories In Senate

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Harper government's bid for summary execution of disgraced senators Mike Duffy, Pamela Wallin and Patrick Brazeau has turned into an agon...

Meet The New Government Senate Leader

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.30.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper has named Quebec Sen. Claude Carignan as leader of the government in the Senate.Carignan replaces Sen. Marjory ...

Canada's Substitute Prime Minister

CBC | Posted 09.11.2013 | Canada Politics

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...

Conservative Senate Leader Steps Down

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.04.2013 | Canada Politics

Conservative Senate Leader Marjory LeBreton has decided to step down from her cabinet role, but vows to remain an active member of the Tory caucus. ...

Althia Raj

Tory Senate Leader Wants Expenses Posted Online | Althia Raj | Posted 06.04.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — Senators should have all their travel and hospitality expenses posted online for everyone to see, says Conservative Senate leader Marjory L...

Althia Raj

Senator: Audit House Of Commons, Too | Althia Raj | Posted 06.03.2013 | Canada Politics

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...

Audit Of ALL Senate Expenses Next?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.03.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Stephen Harper's government is calling in the auditor general as it attempts to stamp out the political inferno raging over improper Senate e...

Senate Should Be Abolished If Not Reformed: LeBreton

CBC | Posted 07.26.2013 | Canada Politics

The government's leader in the Senate says the Senate should be abolished if it can't be reformed, comments that come as Prime Minister Stephen Harper...

Prove Where You Live, Senators Told

CBC | Posted 04.27.2013 | Canada Politics

Senators unwilling or unable to provide documented proof of their residence are being called on the carpet and forced to explain themselves in a serie...

Operation Senate Salvation

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.13.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Conservative and Liberal leaders in the much-maligned Senate are joining forces to salvage the upper chamber's tarnished reputation.They are ...

Explain Your Absence

CBC | Posted 08.30.2012 | Canada Politics

The government leader in the Senate has asked the Standing Senate Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration for a review of the rules ...