Tags » Patrick Brazeau

Judge orders government to release documents on Senate scandal that were improperly withheld

OTTAWA — A Federal Court judge says the central bureaucracy that serves the prime minister and cabinet improperly withheld pages of information on four senators at the heart of the 2013 Senate spending scandal. 165 more words

News

Father Raymond de Souza: Trudeau evidently willing to use racial stereotypes to his advantage

The prime minister was caught off guard. To be fair, it’s hard to be on guard when drooled over by foreign publicists pretending to be journalists. 765 more words

Full Comment

Indigenous advocates slam Trudeau for comments about Patrick Brazeau

Ironic that the most balanced reaction to the PM’s comments appears to come  from Brazeau, not the activists. Brazeau had built up his personal narrative along the lines the PM stated and was a controversial figure to many Indigenous activists and others: 638 more words

Aboriginal

Trudeau says he 'regrets' comments about Senator Brazeau in Rolling Stone

By Camille Bains

VANCOUVER — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he “regrets” comments he made about Sen. Patrick Brazeau in Rolling Stone, but an Indigenous advocate wants him to express his remorse in a letter to the popular U.S. 540 more words

News

Senators, government in another time-sensitive showdown — this time over the Indian Act

OTTAWA — Senators are once again defiantly challenging the Trudeau government on legislation that’s facing a court-imposed time crunch.

The government is trying to make senators feel like “Chicken Little,” but the sky won’t fall based on Senate amendments, Liberal Sen. 698 more words

News

Decision on Sentor's fate looms amid new allegations

The Senate’s ethics committee, pondering a range of sanctions from reprimanding Sen. Don Meredith to his outright expulsion is to meet on Tuesday to go over its draft report on the punishment he’ll face for having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old girl. 374 more words

News

Senator Patrick Brazeau acquitted of drunk-driving charges dating back to 2014

Sen. Patrick Brazeau has been acquitted of drunk-driving charges that date back to 2014.

The news was confirmed by the court clerk at the courthouse in Gatineau in western Quebec. 112 more words

News