Senate can’t seriously play its complementary role of ‘sober second thought’ if Sen. Harder pigeonholes its power
We share much of Sen. Peter Harder’s vision. However, a few of his suggestions, namely his interpretation of the Salisbury Convention, his support for a suspensive Senate veto, and what he sets out as basic principles the Senate should use as guidelines when reviewing government legislation, are issues that need to be debated further.
Don't box us in: All Senators, including the opposition, are equally responsible to ensure that the Senate fulfills its sober second thought duty effectively, write ISG Senators Stephen Greene and Paul Massicotte. The Hill Times file photo