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Senators Christmas, Black, Doyle top spring spending in Red Chamber

By Beatrice Paez       

Spending in the last quarter climbed to $1.6-million from $1.4-million over the same period a year ago, according to the latest disclosures.

Senators Dan Christmas, left, Doug Black, and Norman Doyle topped the list of the Red Chamber's biggest spenders in the last quarter. Sen. Christmas says he hired a legal expert to help him pore over the government's Indigenous legislation. The Hill Times file photograph and courtesy of the Senate

With all 105 seats occupied in the Red Chamber during much of the spring, Senate expenses climbed to $1.6-million, representing a 15 per cent increase from the same period a year ago, when there were 94 Senators, according to the latest disclosure filings. 

Beatrice Paez

Beatrice Paez is the digital editor at The Hill Times.
- bpaez@hilltimes.com


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