Ex-Senate Liberal leader Cowan says Trudeau’s changes could radically transform Upper Chamber into passive advisory panel
The Senate is a legislative body tasked with passing laws, not some sort of 'council of elders,' says retiring Sen. James Cowan.
James Cowan is leaving the building. The former Senate Liberal leader will take leave of the Upper Chamber on Jan. 22 after reaching the mandatory retirement age of 75. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright