Independent Senators Group adopts 60 per cent approval threshold for new members
By Charelle EvelynOct. 11, 2017
It 'was agreed to by ISG members, as part of an interim ISG membership policy that will be finalized later,' says new ISG facilitator Senator Yuen Pau Woo.
An interim membership process was instituted at the same meeting that saw members elect Independent Senators Yuen Pau Woo, left, and Raymonde Saint-Germain as facilitator and deputy facilitator, respectively, of the Independent Senators Group. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Senators looking to join the quickly expanding ranks of the Independent Senators Group will now be subject to the approval of at least 21 of the group’s existing 36 members, thanks to a new policy governing membership.
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