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Senate refuses to divulge Duffy’s allegedly criminal expense claims

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


Mike Duffy 'looking forward' to his day in court

WATCH ABOVE: Global News caught up with suspended Senator Mike Duffy at his house in P.E.I. Mike Le Couteur reports on what he had to say and why he’s looking forward to his trial. 342 more words


Political fallout from the Duffy affair: Experts weigh in

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


A Senate spending timeline

Here are some key dates in the Mike Duffy-Senate expenses scandal:


Dec. 4: The Ottawa Citizen reports that Sen. Mike Duffy has claimed $33,413 in living expenses for a secondary home in Ottawa. 898 more words


RCMP lay 31 charges including bribery against Mike Duffy

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


Revenue agency too timid about big-time tax cheats: report

Tax accountants have told the Canada Revenue Agency that it gives up too easily on going after wealthy Canadians who hide money in overseas tax havens. 739 more words


The Gargoyle: Patrick Brazeau fraud case inches closer to trial

The summer of senators in court continued Monday, with suspended Sen. Patrick Brazeau’s fraud and breach of trust case receiving a quick hearing and another court date. 101 more words