Patrick Brazeau

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No Pensions For Bad Politicians?

OTTAWA - The Commons is set to debate a bill this week that would revoke the pensions of MPs and senators convicted of indictable crimes.Conservative MP John Williamson's private member's bill appears...
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Bring It On, RCMP

Bring it on. That's Senator Patrick Brazeau's message to the RCMP regarding any investigation into his expenses. Brazeau was one of three senators suspended without pay on Nov. 5, for allegedly fili...
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ON HOLD

OTTAWA - Sen. Patrick Brazeau will not have to reimburse the Senate during his two-year suspension from the institution.Brazeau owed the Senate $48,745 for filing inappropriate travel and housing clai...
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Staffers For Outcast Senators Fired

Seven Senate employees were called in and fired the day after a Senate vote that suspended senators Mike Duffy, Pamela Wallin and Patrick Brazeau. The former policy adviser to Brazeau told host Even...
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SUSPENDED

OTTAWA - Senators have voted to suspend colleague Patrick Brazeau, a former member of the Conservative caucus, for allegedly claiming improper expenses.The suspension, which permits Brazeau to retain...
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SUSPENDED

OTTAWA - Mike Duffy, Pamela Wallin and Patrick Brazeau were cast Tuesday into political purgatory — suspended by the Senate and reviled by their former Conservative colleagues, including the prime min...
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'It Can Happen To You'

OTTAWA - The fate of three disgraced, former Conservative senators is all but sealed.The Harper government used its majority muscle in the Senate on Monday to shut down debate on the proposed suspensi...
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Harper Credibility Eroding: Poll

Prime Minister Stephen Harper, the Conservative leader who promised to usher in a new era of accountability when his government came to power in 2006, is seeing his credibility erode following months...
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Price Tag Of Their Audits Is A WHOPPER

OTTAWA - The effort to hold Canada's allegedly free-spending senators to account has a new price tag — and it's a whopper.The independent audit of Sen. Pamela Wallin's expenses has cost taxpayers $390...
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Harper Government Suddenly In No Rush

OTTAWA - After repeatedly blaming the Liberals for stalling its bid to suspend three disgraced former Conservative senators, the Harper government has decided it's in no rush after all.The government...
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Scandal To Haunt Tories At Convention

OTTAWA - Supporters are expected to treat Stephen Harper to a Halloween boost at this weekend's party convention in Calgary, but angst is growing among caucus members and veteran Conservatives over th...
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It's Duffy Day (Every Day)

OTTAWA - Senators are to continue looking at a motion today that would see Mike Duffy, Pamela Wallin and Patrick Brazeau suspended from the red chamber.But procedural manoeuvres in the upper chamber c...
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Tories Take New Approach

OTTAWA - The government is taking a new tack that could finally end the politically toxic debate over three disgraced Conservative senators — just in time for Prime Minister Stephen Harper's crucial s...
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Ottawa Only Cares About Squeezing Votes, Not Humanity

For all the Duffys, Harpers, Harbs, Wallins and Brazeaus, there are the quiet, reasoned and compassionate voices of the Segals, Dallaires and Cowans, and, yes, the Munsons, fighting for the humanity of Canadians instead of the loyalty of their base. They have tackled the political order in both houses and in every party to restore this country's image in the world.
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Getting A Bit Duffy In Here

OTTAWA - Bombshell revelations from Sen. Mike Duffy are sure to reverberate again today across Parliament Hill.The former Conservative senator now says there were "at least" two cheques written in wha...
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Senators Need Fewer Dollars and More Sense

The majority of hardworking Canadians don't give to two figs about the personal trials and tribulations of three Senate politicos pigging out at the public trough. Most Canadians, earn nowhere near the annual $130,000 salary of the senators. We should strongly urge Prime Minister Harper to slash each senator's annual salary to $65,000. To avoid any funny business, no senator will be entitled to any additional living, travel or personal expense benefits. In addition, no senator will be entitled to the benefits of any two tier gold-plated health care coverage. Each senator will have the benefit of the same health care coverage as average Canadians.