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PM's Upper Chamber reform unconstitutional says Liberal Senator Joyal

But Conservative Sen. LeBreton warns Grits not to reject Bill C-43 on elected Senate

The British House of Lords overwhelmingingly rejected a "wholly elected" Upper Chamber last week and Canada has to rethink its plans to move toward a reformed Senate, says Liberal Senator Serge Joyal, who also says Bill C-43, the government's plan for an elected Senate, is unconstitutional.

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PM's Upper Chamber reform unconstitutional says Liberal Senator Joyal

But Conservative Sen. LeBreton warns Grits not to reject Bill C-43 on elected Senate

The British House of Lords overwhelmingingly rejected a "wholly elected" Upper Chamber last week and Canada has to rethink its plans to move toward a reformed Senate, says Liberal Senator Serge Joyal, who also says Bill C-43, the government's plan for an elected Senate, is unconstitutional.

  

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