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5 Questions Canada's Top Court Answered On Senate Reform

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.25.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - In the Senate reform ruling handed down on Friday, the federal government posed five questions to the Supreme Court of Canada. Here are the h...

Feds: We Don't Need Provincal Input

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

OTTAWA - Don't make it impossible to change Canada's scandal-plagued Senate.That was the underlying message to Supreme Court justices Thursday as they...

Look Who's Calling the Kettle Black

Celine Hervieux-Payette | Posted 09.13.2013 | Canada Politics
Celine Hervieux-Payette

I recently read that the Premier of Saskatchewan, Mr. Brad Wall, is supporting the call for the abolishment of the Senate in light of the expense scandals. He says that the Senate "hasn't the credibility that it should have." I have to admit that I find these statements quite ironic coming from Premier Wall.

Get On That, Tories Tell Supreme Court

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.17.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The federal government is asking the Supreme Court to study its Senate-reform proposals as quickly as it can.Two weeks ago, the top court was...

Senate Reform Fight Heats Up

The Globe and Mail | Posted 08.20.2011 | Canada Politics

Facing surprising pushback within his own party, Prime Minister Stephen Harper is expected to take his quest for Senate reform directly to the House o...

Senate Term Limits, Elections Coming Soon

The Globe and Mail | Posted 07.30.2011 | Canada Politics

The Conservatives will introduce legislation in June that will bring about the most important changes to the Senate since Confederation, just weeks af...