Political Musings September 2, 2013: PM Stephen Harper appoints new Senate leader, budget officer and staff for fall session

CANADIAN POLITICAL MUSINGS

POLITICAL MUSINGS

Harper appoints new Senate leader, budget officer and staff for fall session

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper this past week is continuing to get ready for the new legislative session in Parliament this fall and the second half of his term as Prime Minister by on Aug. 27 continuing to shuffle….READ MORE
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Political Musings July 25, 2013: RCMP Duffy-Wright investigation reaches PM Stephen Harper’s office

CANADIAN POLITICAL MUSINGS

POLITICAL MUSINGS

RCMP Duffy-Wright investigation reaches PM Stephen Harper’s office

By Bonnie K. Goodman

The RCMP’s investigation into Senator Mike Duffy bloated personal expenses claims and former chief of Staff Nigel Wright’s cover-up attempt has now reached the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO). The Royal Canadian Mounted Police….READ MORE

Political Musings July 19, 2013: Staffer at center of Senate expense scandal leaves PM Stephen Harper’s office

CANADIAN POLITICAL MUSINGS

POLITICAL MUSINGS

Staffer at center of Senate expense scandal leaves PM Stephen Harper’s office

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Chris Woodcock, a staffer in Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s office that may have had knowledge of the check written out by former Chief of Staff Nigel Wright to cover Senator Mike Duffy’s expenses is no….READ MORE