But some critics argue regionally based caucuses would encourage voting along regional rather than national interests.
Government Senate Representative Peter Harder argued in favour of regionally based caucuses at the Senate Modernization Committee hearing on Wednesday, Sept. 28. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
To reduce partisanship in the Senate, some Senators, including the government’s representative, are proposing to abandon the traditional model of party caucuses and replace that with regionally based caucuses.
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