Enough is enough, new Senate better get its act together

The 'People’s Senate' still has a long way to go. The five areas identified here are only a starting point. We are talking of the building and shaping of the new Senate of tomorrow, not only involving all Senators but all Canadians in a transformative project that will be challenging and exciting.

Senate Speaker George Furey, pictured in this file photo. Insularity, complacency and tardiness are the Senate’s worst enemies and the Senate has to change, writes former Senate ethics officer Jean Fournier. The Hill Times file photograph

PUBLISHED :Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 12:00 AM

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