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Up to 10 senators may be referred to RCMP, says Auditor General

OTTAWA – Auditor general Michael Ferguson says there are about 30 senators who will be found to have dubious expense claims, including close to 10 who may be referred to the RCMP. 570 more words

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Senate audit among costliest ever: Auditor General Michael Ferguson

WATCH: Auditor General Michael Ferguson says that information regarding spending costs will soon be released to the public in the Senate’s spending report.

OTTAWA — The federal auditor general says the massive and detailed audit into more than 100 sitting and retired senators’ expenses is among the “costliest” his office has conducted. 518 more words

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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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It's Gignac's soapbox

Coun. Joanne Gignac made a commitment to the taxpayers of Windsor when she ran for re-election. She made a commitment to the mayor and city council. 243 more words

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A satirist quietly ridicules Duffy, Harper, Trudeau and the political circus

The digital age has wrought many things, and gentleness is not among them. Today we’re all critics in a web of blogs and social media, and too often our criticisms are gobs of anonymous vitriol that, distilled to their essence, say “u suk!!!” 1,497 more words

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Audit will show up to 10 senators have serious problems with expense claims

A handful of senators whose expenses have raised serious concerns from the federal auditor general face the possibility of an RCMP probe of their spending, the Citizen has learned. 627 more words

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Patrick Brazeau's Senate fraud trial slated for next March

Suspended Sen. Patrick Brazeau will have to wait until next year to fight fraud charges in court stemming from his Senate expense claims, a timeline that could work to his benefit. 503 more words

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