The group of Trudeau-appointed Independents is trying to figure out how to organize Senators who don’t vote together and manage life in an ‘unpredictable’ new Senate.
Independent Senator Tony Dean, second from left, speaks with Independent Senator and ISG facilitator Elaine McCoy, far right, one of three ISG members in formal leadership positions. Several other members of the group are playing less formal roles in a co-ordination committee. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
The Independent Senators Group is still finding its feet more than a year after it first assembled, and trying to pin down principles to guide Independents operating in what has become an unpredictable Senate.
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