Canada’s senators collectively spent about $1 million less in the most recent quarter than they did during the same period last year, according to monthly expense reports. 550 more words
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OTTAWA — Do you think the Senate should publish details about how its members spend public money?
So do we.
The Upper Chamber, however, seems to think otherwise — despite promises to be more open and transparent in the wake of an ongoing spending scandal that has so far resulted in criminal charges against three of its own. 486 more words
WATCH ABOVE: Prime Minister Harper’s spokesman is calling the behaviour described in RCMP charges against suspended Senator Mike Duffy as “disgraceful.” That’s as the opposition parties blame the charges on Harper, who appointed Duffy to the Senate. 743 more words
WATCH: An RCMP investigation has resulted in 31 charges against suspended senator Mike Duffy, the former Conservative and one-time TV news star. Mike Le Couteur reports. 835 more words
A former employee of Sen. Pamela Wallin denies accusations she acted as a “plant” in Wallin’s office to gather information for foes of the now-suspended senator. 507 more words