Senators will demonstrate why they continue to be critical voice in Canadian democracy: Housakos

Legislative bodies should be judged on their merits and our Senate has passed this test. It has actively contributed to the prosperous and stable democracy that Canada has enjoyed for almost 150 years.

'Despite what is often reported, the Senate is an autonomous and independent body,' says former Senate Speaker Leo Housakos. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By Leo Housakos

PUBLISHED : Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015 3:54 PM

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