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ISG chief of staff named, membership charter to be developed in fall

By Charelle Evelyn      

In an end-of-sitting wrap-up, ISG leaders are defending Senate Independents from ‘fake news’ voting stats they say are put forward by the Conservatives.

As the Independent Senators Group continues to grow, facilitator Yuen Pau Woo, left, and deputy facilitator Raymonde Saint-Germain, right, say they’re managing any growing pains and are looking to further coalesce the group with a charter in the fall. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade

The Red Chamber’s nascent Independent Senators Group is formalizing its structure with the recent hiring of a chief of staff and the development of a membership charter once the Senate resumes sitting in mid-September, outlining the group’s shared values, principles, and duties.

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