“This is the centrepiece for Canadian government.”
There’s a secret Ottawa Senators carving in the Senate.
Sen. John Wallace served for eight years.
3 senators accused of overstepping authority.
It was called "Project AMBLE."
The exoneration of Senator Mike Duffy on 31 charges of fraud, bribery and breach of trust could have significant implications
Mike Duffy won. Two and a half years after warning Canadians he "violated no laws" and "followed the rules," the senator from Prince Edward Island was vindicated Thursday when an Ontario court judge acquitted him of all 31 charges laid against him. What's more, Justice Charles Vaillancourt sided with Duffy. It was he, the Old Duff, not the Prime Minister's Office, the judge said, who had been the victim of a "mindboggling and shocking" series of events. Duffy's "free will" had been "overwhelmed" and he had "capitulated" as a result of the PMO's -- Prime Minister Stephen Harper's office, that is, -- "threatening efforts," the judge said.
They're putting their professional backgrounds to use at the Commons' heritage committee studying the state of local media in Canada.
Senator Mike Duffy has submitted an updated disclosure form to the Senate ethics office, a move required to keep senators
It should come as no surprise to any political observer that the biggest news story of 2015 was the federal election.