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What the Supreme Court could do to the Senate next week

OTTAWA — Canada’s top court will clarify the future of Senate reform next week.

On Thursday, the Supreme Court of Canada said it will deliver its opinion on the Harper government’s plans for the Senate April 25, earlier than many had anticipated – and just before parliamentarians return to Ottawa following a two-week break. 689 more words

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Nigel Wright won't face criminal charges; Duffy, Wallin still under investigation

OTTAWA – Nigel Wright is no longer being investigated by the RCMP and no criminal charges will be laid against him in relation to the ongoing Senate expense scandal, according to police. 376 more words

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Some key players in the Senate spending affair

Here are some of the key players in the Senate scandal and the Duffy-Wright affair:

Prime Minister Stephen Harper

Role: Has said his former chief of staff, Nigel Wright, acted alone when he wrote a personal cheque of more than $90,000 to cover Sen. 406 more words

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Patrick Brazeau to be treated at rehab facility as condition of bail for alleged assault

GATINEAU, Que. — Suspended senator Patrick Brazeau has been released from custody on $5,000 bail a day after being charged in connection with what police describe as a violent domestic disturbance. 279 more words

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Patrick Brazeau makes second court appearance in domestic violence case

GATINEAU, Que. – Suspended senator Patrick Brazeau is in a Gatineau, Que., court for a second day after being charged in connection with what police describe as a violent domestic disturbance. 257 more words

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Suspended senator Patrick Brazeau released on promise to enter rehab (with video)

OTTAWA — Suspended senator Patrick Brazeau was released on $5,000 bail Friday afternoon, under the condition that he seek treatment for drug and alcohol abuse. 235 more words

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