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Duffy is suing the Senate and the government for more than $7.8 million.
He was cleared of 31 charges last year.
Parliament of Canada
Mary Dawson says Nigel Wright improperly used his position in the Prime Minister's Office to further the senator's private interests.
Sen. John Wallace served for eight years.
Upper chamber won't sue ex-senators to recoup money.
3 senators accused of overstepping authority.
Donald Bayne says the media interest was 'daunting.'
The Ol' Duff is back to making his old expense claims. Shortly after his court vindication, Senator Mike Duffy returned to charging taxpayers for some of his Ottawa living expenses. According to the S...
He's gathered more than 500 signatures.
The senator's lawyer calls it an 'improper collateral attack.'
The senator doesn't want to "legitimize" the "attack" on his acquittal, according to his lawyer.
The Crown says it no longer believes there is a reasonable prospect to convict.
The expenses range from $10,000 for a personal trainer to $8 for personal photos.
It was called "Project AMBLE."
Sen. Patrick Brazeau still faces charges.
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He kept a low profile during his legal odyssey.
There are lingering doubts about Duffy's connection to Canada's smallest province and his expense claims.
Robert Staley says it's impossible to believe Harper's interests were well-served by a raft of criminal charges.
Mike Duffy, Justin Trudeau, and stoners.
$528,000 is still outstanding.
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The exoneration of Senator Mike Duffy on 31 charges of fraud, bribery and breach of trust could have significant implications for the cases against other senators under scrutiny for their expenses. "I...
Mike Duffy won. Two and a half years after warning Canadians he "violated no laws" and "followed the rules," the senator from Prince Edward Island was vindicated Thursday when an Ontario court judge acquitted him of all 31 charges laid against him. What's more, Justice Charles Vaillancourt sided with Duffy. It was he, the Old Duff, not the Prime Minister's Office, the judge said, who had been the victim of a "mindboggling and shocking" series of events. Duffy's "free will" had been "overwhelmed" and he had "capitulated" as a result of the PMO's -- Prime Minister Stephen Harper's office, that is, -- "threatening efforts," the judge said.
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The 308-page ruling offered blistering criticism of the PMO.
Mike Duffy has come a long way since his teen disc jokey days.
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Senate officials announced his full standing within hours of a verdict that cleared Duffy of 31 charges.
After 62 days of hearings, Ontario Court Justice Charles Vaillancourt delivered his long-awaited decision to a packed Ottawa courtroom.
They're putting their professional backgrounds to use at the Commons' heritage committee studying the state of local media in Canada.
Duffy has claimed throughout the trial that he did not break the law and that he was operating under a Senate expense system saddled with complex rules and lax oversight.
Duffy's trial started last April, and he faces 31 charges of fraud, breach of trust and bribery.
The trial began in April and was initially supposed to last just eight weeks.
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Senator Mike Duffy has submitted an updated disclosure form to the Senate ethics office, a move required to keep senators in good standing and one that could be laying the ground work for his return t...
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