Politics This Morning: Liberals hold 44 per cent support
Ian Binnie, special arbitrator for the Senate dispute resolution process, will speak to media about his report regarding Senate expenses at 11:30 a.m. in the National Press Theatre in Ottawa. Mr. Binnie, a former Supreme Court justice, provided his rulings to the Senate two weeks ago. The 14 Senators who chose to take their cases to Mr. Binnie are: Quebec Ind. Senator Pierre-Hugues Boisvenu, Quebec Conservative Sen. Jean-Guy Dagenais, New Brunswick Liberal Sen. Joseph Day, Ontario Liberal Sen. Colin Kenny, New Brunswick Liberal Sen. Sandra Lovelace Nicholas, Nova Scotia Liberal Sen. Terry Mercer, Saskatchewan Liberal Sen. Pana Merchant, Nunavut Conservative Sen. Dennis Patterson, Manitoba Conservative Sen. Donald Plett, Northwest Territories Liberal Sen. Nick Sibbeston and Saskatchewan Conservative Sen. David Tkachuk. Three former Senators—Lowell Murray, Robert Peterson and Terry Stratton also challenged Mr. Ferguson’s findings before Mr. Binnie.