Conservatives Senators showing troubling, potentially destructive partisanship

This is wrong. The Senate is indeed Canada’s second House of Parliament but it is not, and was never intended to be, a second House of Commons.

Former Senate ethics officer Jean T. Fournier. ‘The House should do its job. The Senate needs to put its House in order and deal, in a very open and transparent manner, with issues of expenses, residency, appointments, and ethics to earn back the trust of Canadians.’ The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By Jean T. Fournier

PUBLISHED : Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 11:44 PM

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