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For Harper’s Conservatives, Senate reform is mostly about the form

Here’s a thought: the Senate can act as a counterweight to the PMO’s influence over the House.

Photograph Official PMO Photo
Look out Senate, here comes Pierre: Prime Minister Stephen Harper named his favourite and most loyal mudslinger, Conservative Mp Pierre Poilievre, left, minister of state for Democratic Reform, pictured with Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird on July 15 in Ottawa, to clean house in the Senate.

 

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For Harper’s Conservatives, Senate reform is mostly about the form

Here’s a thought: the Senate can act as a counterweight to the PMO’s influence over the House.

Photograph Official PMO Photo
Look out Senate, here comes Pierre: Prime Minister Stephen Harper named his favourite and most loyal mudslinger, Conservative Mp Pierre Poilievre, left, minister of state for Democratic Reform, pictured with Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird on July 15 in Ottawa, to clean house in the Senate.

 

  

Parliamentary Calendar
Monday, February 2, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Book of Negroes screening on Parliament Hill Jan. 27, 2015

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Copies of Lawrence Hill's book, Book of Negroes.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MPs Ray Boughen, Rob Clarke, John Barlow and Chris Warkentin.
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Heather Bradley and Aunjanue Ellis
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Heather Bradley and Aunjanue Ellis
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Aunjanue Ellis, star of Book of Negroes.

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