Political Musings August 27, 2013: NDP leader Thomas Mulcair launches Senate abolishment tour in Nova Scotia

CANADIAN POLITICAL MUSINGS

POLITICAL MUSINGS

NDP leader Thomas Mulcair launches Senate abolishment tour in Nova Scotia

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Canadian New Democratic Party (NDP) leader Thomas Mulcair, who is also the official opposition leader in the House of Commons launched on Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, his anti-Senate campaign “Roll Up the Red Carpet” tour. Mulcair began….READ MORE
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Political Headlines June 10, 2013: Justin Trudeau would welcome back Liberal senator involved in spending scandal

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POLITICAL HEADLINES

Justin Trudeau would welcome back Liberal senator involved in spending scandal

Source: National Post, 6-10-13

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau vowed to welcome embattled Sen. Mac Harb back into the party once his spending woes are resolved, and described his indiscretions as being quite different from those of fellow senators Mike Duffy and Pamela Wallin….READ MORE

Political Headlines May 19, 2013: Nigel Wright, Stephen Harper’s chief of staff, resigns

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POLITICAL HEADLINES

Nigel Wright, Stephen Harper’s chief of staff, resigns

Source: Toronto Sun, 5-19-13 

Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s chief of staff has resigned his post after helping Sen. Mike Duffy to repay $90,000 in improperly claimed expenses….READ MORE

Political Headlines May 15, 2013: PM Stephen Harper’s Chief of Staff Nigel Wright wrote personal cheque for $90K to repay Mike Duffy’s expenses

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POLITICAL HEADLINES

Nigel Wright wrote personal cheque for $90K to repay Mike Duffy’s expenses

Source: CTV News, 5-15-13

Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s chief of staff Nigel Wright personally bailed out Mike Duffy by writing a cheque to the Conservative senator that was used to repay more than $90,000 in improperly claimed Senate living expenses….READ MORE