Wallin Drags 4 High-Profile Canadians Into RCMP Probe

Wallin Drags 4 High-Profile Canadians Into RCMP Probe

CBC  03.10.2015
Court records released yesterday show the RCMP interviewed a number of high-profile people after suspended Senator Pamela Wallin said she...
Wallin Defrauded Senate, RCMP Alleges

Wallin Defrauded Senate, RCMP Alleges

CP  03. 9.2015
OTTAWA - Pamela Wallin misrepresented corporate board meetings, dinner with a former lover and even a personal medical appointment as Senate...
RCMP Probing 150 Expense Claims

RCMP Probing 150 Expense Claims

CBC  03. 9.2015
The RCMP are investigating 150 Senate expense claims made by Pamela Wallin, including those for 24 trips related to her work on corporate...
Should MPs Who Violate The Elections Act Get Their Full Pension?

Should MPs Who Violate The Elections Act Get Their Full Pension?

Althia Raj  02. 4.2015
OTTAWA — MPs voted 258 to 13 in favour of a bill that would strip convicted federal politicians of a large part of their gold-plated...
Duffy, Del Mastro And Other Political Figures Going To Court In 2015

Duffy, Del Mastro And Other Political Figures Going To Court In 2015

CBC  01. 4.2015
The political dramas that unfolded in courtrooms last year may be just the warm-up for a new year that will see former Conservative senator...
How We Got From An Audit In 2012 To 31 Charges In 2014

How We Got From An Audit In 2012 To 31 Charges In 2014

CP  07.17.2014
OTTAWA - The RCMP have laid charges of fraud and breach of trust against suspended senator Mike Duffy. Here is an updated timeline of events...
Senate Expense Audit Zeroes In On Travel, Office Costs

Senate Expense Audit Zeroes In On Travel, Office Costs

CBC  05.14.2014
The auditor general’s office is drilling down on travel and office expenses claimed by senators as part of the detailed accounting of...
Why Wallin Regrets Paying Back Expenses

Why Wallin Regrets Paying Back Expenses

CP  04.24.2014
OTTAWA - Suspended senator Pamela Wallin says she regrets paying back money for expense claims that she still doesn't see as dubious.Wallin...
Harper Gov't May Face Court Challenge After Booting Senators From Pensions

Harper Gov't May Face Court Challenge After Booting Senators From Pensions

CP  03.28.2014
OTTAWA - The Harper government may face a court challenge over its bid to preclude disgraced senators Mike Duffy, Pamela Wallin and Patrick...
Anatomy Of A Scandal

Anatomy Of A Scandal

CP  02. 4.2014
OTTAWA - The RCMP have laid charges of fraud and breach of trust against former senator Mac Harb and suspended senator Patrick Brazeau....
Trudeau Critics Wanted Substance, And They Got It

Trudeau Critics Wanted Substance, And They Got It

Grant Gordon  01.31.2014
I'll leave it to others to sort through the constitutional implications of what Justin Trudeau did this week. But I want to comment on...
Privy Council Office Refuses To Release Senate Documents

Privy Council Office Refuses To Release Senate Documents

CP  01.17.2014
OTTAWA - The Privy Council Office is refusing to release documents about the four senators embroiled in the ongoing Senate expense scandal...
Senate Faces Toughest Expense Probe In Its History

Senate Faces Toughest Expense Probe In Its History

CBC  01.11.2014
When members of the Senate voted to invite the federal auditor general to audit their expenses, some senators may not have anticipated...
Whatever Happened To Honour?

Whatever Happened To Honour?

CBC  12.31.2013
In politics, 2013 might be remembered as the year politicians tainted by scandal decided that the concept of honour no longer required...