Senate reform bill still stuck in House, one expert warns once passed its consequences will be unknown

More than a year after it was introduced in the House of Commons, the Conservatives’ eighth Senate reform bill in six years has made little headway on the Hill, while one political scientist warns that if passed, its consequences on Canadian democracy are unknown.

Conservative Senators Don Meredith and Doug Finley, pictured in this file photo in the Senate. Sen. Meredith is set to retire in 2039 and Sen. Finley is set to retire in 2021.The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright

By Jessica Bruno

PUBLISHED : Thursday, July 12, 2012 10:05 PM

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