Pierre Hugues Boisvenu

2 More Senators Repay Improper Expenses

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.18.2016 | Canada Politics

The Senate has set a deadline of Friday for repayment.

Senators Flagged Over Expenses Still Owe $660K

CBC | John Paul Tasker, CBC News | Posted 04.05.2017 | Canada Politics

Six more senators have paid back money they owed from filing "questionable" or ineligible expenses, yet some $660,000 is still outstanding — and the...

Senator Boisvenu Wants To Challenge Audit Findings

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.10.2016 | Canada Politics

One of two sitting senators who face an RCMP review of their expenses says he's "surprised" the auditor general concluded he had broken housing and travel spending rules.

By The Numbers: Why 9 Senators Are In Hot Water

The Huffington Post Canada | Althia Raj | Posted 06.11.2015 | Canada Politics

One apparently spent $11,252 in ineligible travel to a family members' convocation in Kingston, a golf trip to Montreal with former senators, meetings with family members and a tailor, and a fishing trip.

Elizabeth May Urges Senate To Delay C-51 Vote

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 06.10.2015 | Canada Politics

"An institution that votes on a bill to violate the basic principles of our society on the same day that they are found to have routinely misused public funds is one that cares very little for its own credibility."

Senator Quits Tories, 8 Others Face RCMP Expense Probe

The Canadian Press | Jordan Press and Kristy Kirkup | Posted 06.04.2015 | Canada Politics

In a statement, Boisvenu said he left voluntarily and would elaborate in the coming days.

Tory Senator Who Hired Girlfriend Testifies Behind Closed Doors

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.27.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A Senate committee is debating what — if any — sanction to level against a Quebec Conservative who was found to have breached parts of th...

Tory Senator Cleared By Ethics Czar After Violating Rules For Girlfriend

CBC | Posted 08.25.2014 | Canada Politics

Senator Pierre-Hugues Boisvenu has been given a pass by Senate ethics officer Lyse Ricard even though he twice renewed a job contract for his girlfrie...

Senator's Favours For Assistant Subject To Ethics Complaint

CBC | Posted 08.20.2013 | Canada Politics

A Liberal senator has complained to the Senate ethics officer about Conservative Senator Pierre-Hugues Boisvenu's attempt to arrange a Senate job and ...

Senator's Relationship With Staffer Still Unclear

CBC | Posted 05.06.2013 | Canada Politics

A Quebec senator who was revealed to be dating a member of his staff is no longer in a romantic relationship with her, his colleagues said Wednesday. ...

Senator Collects $20,000 Despite Living A Quick Drive From Work

CP | Benjamin Shingler, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.03.2013 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - A Quebec senator is making no apologies for collecting a housing allowance despite living little more than a drive across a bridge from Par...

Senator's Hanging Comment Gets Police Complaint

CP | Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.04.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - A man who says he once attempted suicide has filed a police complaint against a Tory senator who suggested murderers be provided rope so th...

Senator Says Many Canadians Support His Idea To Let Killers Hang Themselves

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.03.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A Conservative senator says he's been inundated with expressions of support for his unusual idea of providing rope to help murder convicts co...

Twitter Responds To Senator's Death Penalty Comments

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.02.2012 | Canada Politics

A Conservative senator has backed away from an unconventional proposal for reducing prison costs: give convicted murderers a rope and let them decide ...

Prisoners Can Hang Themselves, Says Tory Senator

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.02.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A Conservative senator backed off slightly on an unconventional proposal Wednesday for reducing prison costs: give serial murderers a rope an...

PHOTOS: Key Measures In Tory Crime Bill

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.20.2011 | Canada Politics

Sweeping changes to Canada's criminal-justice regime have been introduced in the House of Commons as part of an omnibus Conservative crime bill. Th...

Tories Roll Out Huge Crime Bill

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.20.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Sweeping changes to Canada's criminal-justice regime have been introduced in the House of Commons as part of an omnibus Conservative crime bi...

Tories Introducing Major Crime Bill

CBC | Posted 11.20.2011 | Canada Politics

Prime Minister Stephen Harper's majority Conservative government has begun a push to make good on a major election campaign pledge Tuesday, with the i...