Parliament of Canada
Sen. John Wallace served for eight years.
UPDATE: Senator Vim Kochhar would like it known that he would have supported the government's Senate reform plans. He believes, however, that certain measures could possibly be amended at committee. H...
There is good reason why most prime ministers avoid Senate reform: it is contentious and divisive. A reformed Senate could provide a check on the Prime Minister's Office, though there is also the potential for gridlock with feuding houses, something seen in the United States system of divided government.
The Conservatives will introduce legislation in June that will bring about the most important changes to the Senate since Confederation, just weeks after they were criticized for appointing three Tory...