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Aaron Wudrick: Do the crime, lose your taxpayer-funded pension

These are tough times for Canada’s Senate. The so-called members of the Chamber of “sober second thought” may soon be driven to drink — hopefully not on the taxpayers’ dime. 710 more words

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Conservative-dominated Senate committee changed Mike Duffy report 7 times: documents

WATCH: Global News has obtained copies of the draft audits of Mike Duffy’s spending. Mike Le Couteur shows us what was left out in the final version. 438 more words

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Reevely: Senate can't pick and choose what to keep secret, lawyer argues in Mike Duffy trial

Having called the Mounties in to investigate Mike Duffy’s spending, the Senate can’t keep a report on his and other senators’ expenses secret from his defence team, his lawyer argues in newly filed court documents. 650 more words

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The first official Notley screw-up, and Friday's other reasons to fear for humanity

1. Mark it down: First official Notley screw-up

Oh boy:  Alberta’s premier-designate hasn’t even settled in and she’s already in trouble. Rachel Notley is getting… 788 more words

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Cost of Senate audit totals $21M

WATCH: Michael Ferguson’s audit of the Senate will cost taxpayers $21 million — far more than any amount of misspending uncovered so far. As many as eight senators have been singled out as egregious spenders. 361 more words

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NDP asks Governor General to wade into Senate residency debate

The NDP is turning to Rideau Hall to settle a long-running constitutional conundrum, the answer to which could determine whether any senators in the upper chamber aren’t eligible to be there. 440 more words

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Senate urged not to 'circle the wagons' on bill to strip pension from misspending parliamentarians

The Senate is being urged to approve a bill that would strip misspending parliamentarians of their pensions – just as several member of the upper chamber are about to learn whether they personally misused taxpayers’ money. 615 more words

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