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Now’s not the time to jump into ‘constitutional upheaval’ over Senate, says Trudeau

The crisis now gripping the Senate over allegations of false residency claims and the temporary expulsion of newly-Independent Quebec Senator Patrick Brazeau is no time to jump into radical changes that would spark ‘constitutional upheaval,’ Liberal MP Justin Trudeau says.

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Liberal MP Justin Trudeau, right, pictured at a summer Liberal caucus gathering with Quebec Liberal Senator Dennis Dawson.

PARLIAMENT HILL—The crisis now gripping the Senate over allegations of false residency claims and the temporary expulsion of newly-Independent Quebec Senator Patrick Brazeau is no time to jump into radical changes that would spark “constitutional upheaval,” Liberal MP Justin Trudeau says.

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Now’s not the time to jump into ‘constitutional upheaval’ over Senate, says Trudeau

The crisis now gripping the Senate over allegations of false residency claims and the temporary expulsion of newly-Independent Quebec Senator Patrick Brazeau is no time to jump into radical changes that would spark ‘constitutional upheaval,’ Liberal MP Justin Trudeau says.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Liberal MP Justin Trudeau, right, pictured at a summer Liberal caucus gathering with Quebec Liberal Senator Dennis Dawson.

PARLIAMENT HILL—The crisis now gripping the Senate over allegations of false residency claims and the temporary expulsion of newly-Independent Quebec Senator Patrick Brazeau is no time to jump into radical changes that would spark “constitutional upheaval,” Liberal MP Justin Trudeau says.

  

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Monday, September 1, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

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Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

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Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

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Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

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Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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