Independent Senators to get seats on committees, now group wants $542,428-$722,000 for staff
Sen. Elaine McCoy says Independent Senators are a parliamentary group that needs about nine staffers to coordinate their legislative and parliamentary work.
Independent Senators Group facilitator Elaine McCoy, right, pictured with Government Senate Representative Peter Harder, has submitted a budget request to the Senate Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration Committee. Sen. Harder is not a member of this group because he represents the Justin Trudeau government in the Senate. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright