Bill S-4 would give better pay and official status to the leaders of the new groups in the Senate.
Changes to the Parliament of Canada Act in Bill S-4 would give permanent pay bumps and status to the leaders of the three Senate groups that are neither government nor opposition in the Red Chamber: the Independent Senators Group, led by Sen. Yuen Pau Woo, left,; the Progressive Senate Group, led by Sen. Jane Cordy.; and the Canadian Senators Group, led by Sen. Scott Tannas. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade, Senate of Canada photograph
A government bill will change Canadian law to permanently give new rights and privileges to leaders of three groups in the Senate—if it can be passed before the next election.
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