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Booted Liberal Senators Have BIG Plans

OTTAWA - Liberal senators are using their newfound independence to institute changes aimed at making the maligned Senate more accountable, approachable and transparent.They'll give ordinary folks a di...
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WHY? And Does It Even Matter?

OTTAWA - It was business as usual in the Senate one day after Justin Trudeau shook up the upper chamber by booting all senators from the Liberal caucus.But despite the outwardly unchanged proceedings,...
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Media Bites: Justin Just Reformed the Senate in the Wrong Direction

Justin Trudeau thinks Canada's Senate has become irreparably corrupted through "extreme patronage and partisanship," and is trying to set a good example by opting-out of at least half of that equation. It's an exceedingly open question if Canadians even want the sort of reformed, "effective" Senate Trudeau's promising amid such great fanfare. The closer you look at the whole plan, in fact, the closer Trudeau's fix begins to resemble the classic solution in search of a problem.