Poilievre uses debate on Senate reform to attack Trudeau’s ‘elitist’ proposal at Manning Conference

Debating against abolishing the Upper Chamber, Democratic Reform Minister of State Pierre Poilievre saves his vitriol for Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau’s Senate reform proposal.

Democratic Reform Minister of State Pierre Poilievre, pictured in this file photo, offered platitudes to the Saskatchewan government’s position before making his own case for democratic bicameralism, saying that a Senate reformed by Bill C-7 would ‘speak for the regions.’
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By Chris Plecash

PUBLISHED : Saturday, March 1, 2014 7:44 PM

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