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Why Fixing The Senate Feels Impossible

OTTAWA - Revelations from Mike Duffy's fraud trial and a looming audit report on the expense excesses of his fellow senators will doubtless fuel demands for an overhaul or outright abolition of Canada...
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NDP Pulls Fast One On Harper's Big Day

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper will get little reprieve from the Senate expenses scandal now that a new session of Parliament has been launched.New Democrats have come up with a procedural plo...
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Motion To Abolish Senate DEFEATED

OTTAWA - A hotly debated New Democrat motion to begin the process of abolishing the Senate went down to defeat Wednesday, and the NDP wasted little time in savaging the Conservatives for rejecting it....
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NDP's Topp Wants Senate Gone

OTTAWA - NDP leadership hopeful Brian Topp is advancing a new reason to abolish Canada's unelected Senate: its potential to paralyze a national New Democrat government.Should he become prime minister,...