Noel Kinsella

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Tory Senators Fight Back, Blast NDP

OTTAWA - Some Conservative senators are fighting back, defending themselves and the reputation of their maligned institution after taking a year-long drubbing over the Senate expenses scandal.Sen. Jea...
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Another Look At Duffy Audit

OTTAWA - The Conservatives appear poised to use their majority in the Senate to block an attempt to dig deeper into allegations of interference by the Prime Minister's Office in a supposedly independe...

Should Canada Trust Greece?

It seems that Greece is finally headed in the right direction and with Canada's support and the tireless work of ambassadors, the country's crisis may indeed eventually be overcome. However, the Greek government must continue its reforms in order to prove that it is worthy of this international trust.

Hear Us Iran: Canadians Condemn You

If this looks like an ordinary diplomatic photograph -- it is not. In a rare encounter, the Hon. Noel Kinsella, Speaker of the Senate of Canada, summoned Kambiz Sheikh-Hassani, the Iranian Charge d'Affaires, to his chambers. Kinsella demanded the release of all unlawfully held Iranian prisoners of conscience and in particular the Canadian prisoners: Saeed Malekpour, Hossein Derakhshan and Hamid Ghassemi-Shall.