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NDP wants Conservatives to change ‘despicable’ Parliamentary pension bill

OTTAWA – The NDP wants the Conservatives to amend a Tory private member’s bill that strips away Parliamentary pensions from convicted criminals to include offences under the Canada Elections Act. 663 more words


32 things I learned watching 'God Save Justin Trudeau,' the new Justin Trudeau documentary

God Save Justin Trudeau: The Art of Politics in the 21st Century has all the subtlety of a boxing match.

It’s fitting, since the bilingual film focuses on the 2012 “Thrilla on the Hilla” charity boxing match between Liberal MP Justin Trudeau and then-Conservative Senator Patrick Brazeau. 1,765 more words


The Gargoyle: Tories came to power by accident, Trudeau says in film about Brazeau fight

A new documentary about Justin Trudeau’s 2012 boxing match against Senator Patrick Brazeau is sure to induce aneurisms in the Liberal leader’s many critics.

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The Gargoyle: Senate suspension anniversary passes quietly

A Senate anniversary passed quietly this week.

The news on Wednesday of two MPs suspended from the Liberal caucus came on the anniversary of the Senate suspending three senators without pay: Patrick Brazeau, Mike Duffy and Pamela Wallin. 705 more words


MP Dean Del Mastro announces plan to reopen defence

Dean Del Mastro announced Monday that he would try to introduce new evidence to reopen his trial even as MPs began to debate how they could expel him from the House of Commons. 897 more words


The Gargoyle: Senate expects to recoup last of improper expenses from Patrick Brazeau

The Senate has recouped inappropriate expense claims from all but one senator.

The Senate expects to get the almost $46,000 suspended Sen. Patrick Brazeau still owes the upper chamber — it just doesn’t know when exactly that well happen. 329 more words