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Star witness Nigel Wright up next in Mike Duffy fraud trial

OTTAWA—Act Two of the long-running courtroom drama that is the Mike Duffy fraud trial closed early Thursday with a cliff-hanger.

Prosecutors promised star witness Nigel Wright, Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s former chief of staff who now works for Onex Corp. 781 more words


The senate spending scandal is a matter for parliament

By Dorothy Dobbie (photo by Johnathan Nightingale)

When Stephen Harper was elected, he had a single-minded determination to destroy the senate. He would reform it or abolish it. 571 more words

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Conservatives helped RCMP with Duffy docs

OTTAWA – The Conservative party helped the RCMP piece together Sen. Mike Duffy’s whereabouts when he attended events with Tory MPs and candidates across Canada, details that could form part of the Crown’s case when the trial opens next month. 700 more words


Nigel Wright, senators, MPs called to testify at Mike Duffy trial: CBC

OTTAWA – There’s word Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s former chief of staff, Nigel Wright, senators and Conservative members of Parliament have received subpoenas to testify at the trial of suspended Sen. 132 more words


Case closed on lawyers in Mike Duffy-Nigel Wright affair

Last November, a University of Ottawa law professor filed complaints of professional misconduct against two lawyers for their alleged role in the Senate expense scandal. 1,145 more words


Mike Duffy slept in hotels instead of his cottage in P.E.I, RCMP say

OTTAWA – The Mounties believe Sen. Mike Duffy spent the night in hotels instead of his cottage when he travelled to Prince Edward Island during the winter months, newly released court documents show. 365 more words