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Where is principled spirit in Canada's Red Chamber?

In the first session of the 39th Parliament, the Prime Minister introduced legislation reducing a Senator's term to eight years and for allowing consultations on making Senatorial appointments. Thwarted on both fronts, Stephen Harper threatened to abolish the Senate if it refused to become more democratic. This week, Canadians will learn what the second session has in store for the Senate of Canada.

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Where is principled spirit in Canada's Red Chamber?

In the first session of the 39th Parliament, the Prime Minister introduced legislation reducing a Senator's term to eight years and for allowing consultations on making Senatorial appointments. Thwarted on both fronts, Stephen Harper threatened to abolish the Senate if it refused to become more democratic. This week, Canadians will learn what the second session has in store for the Senate of Canada.

  

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