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7 former senators are still on the hook.
Six more senators have paid back money they owed from filing "questionable" or ineligible expenses, yet some $660,000 is still outstanding — and the Senate could soon take legal action to collect the...
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An independent arbitrator doesn't impute any bad motives to any of the senators involved.
The Speaker of the Senate says a proposal will be before senators when Parliament returns.
OTTAWA - An independent senator from Ontario wants the Senate to ask journalists to identify sources who leaked details about the auditor general's recent expenses probe.Anne Cools says senators shoul...
Nine senators have been referred to the RCMP for a criminal investigation, while 21 have been flagged with problematic claims.
There are 85 members in the Senate.
Consider me one of the millions of Canadians offended by the Senate spending scandal. But it's not for the reason you might think. The auditor general spent around $23 million on this investigation, and found less than $1 million in questionable expenses -- out of $180 million worth of expenses investigated. So we, the ever-patient, ever-indulgent taxpayers, spent $23 million to find out that 0.5 per cent of Senate expenses were questionable. Should we be outraged? Yes, by the dollar cost of the investigation and by the cost to the reputation of Canada's upper house.
"This scandal could not be any more Canadian if public money was used to get Drake to drink maple syrup on Niagara Falls."
And it's all because of one city block.
OTTAWA - Just days after the Speaker of the Senate pledged allegiance to transparency and accountability, the upper chamber's lawyers appeared in court Thursday to block the release of a potentially e...
OTTAWA - A scathing review of Senate spending nearly included more names — including one senator who refused to co-operate with auditors until realizing at the last minute they would otherwise face th...
Members of Parliament can and should learn from the damning comprehensive audit of senators' spending, auditor general Michael Ferguson said Tuesday.
One apparently spent $11,252 in ineligible travel to a family members' convocation in Kingston, a golf trip to Montreal with former senators, meetings with family members and a tailor, and a fishing trip.