Modernization should reclaim the Senate’s intended mission as a House of Revision
The appointment of Independents created a Senate with a fleet of modern electric vehicles, but they are still hitched to horses following the same old ruts in a dirt road instead of moving forward at their full potential. Here are some solutions.
Minister of Justice David Lametti appears before the Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairson Sept. 21, 2022. To correct that old caucus-model of arranging Senate business, many observers like me have proposed a special kind of Senate co-ordinating or business committee. Let’s call it the Senate Council, B. Thomas Hall. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade