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National Viewpoint: Life and death should not be a contest

The committee, led by co-chairmen Kelvin Kenneth Ogilvie and Robert Oliphant, undertook considerable research and submitted a well-considered and thoughtful report to government. The report...

National Viewpoint -- It's time to test a basic income for Canadians

Conservative economist Milton Friedman was a proponent of basic income, as is former Conservative senator Hugh Segal. On the other end, Green Party Leader Elizabeth...

Local groups ignored in Senate appointment process: Borotsik

There are currently three of six Senate seats filled in the province — Conservative Janis Johnson appointed in 1980 by Brian Mulroney, Liberal Maria Chaput...

Local groups ignored in Senate appointment process: Borotsik

There are currently three of six Senate seats filled in the province — Conservative Janis Johnson appointed in 1980 by Brian Mulroney, Liberal Maria Chaput...

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- Federal Tories in denial on why they lost electionBrandon SunThey have to get over that, and fast, Powers said. “If you keep dismissing (the...

Erickson teen among 10 youth to earn provincial recognition

The first session — I lucked out — it was Roméo Dallaire. So speaking after Roméo Dallaire is a little intimidating," she said. After, she...

Leo Housakos fires public salvo at Public Works over relocation battle

CBC.caOTTAWA - The Senate's Speaker is firing back at reports painting the upper chamber as wild spenders in the hunt for office space and in...

Federal authorities end prosecution of Major League Baseball home run king ...

The BALCO investigation also helped lead to the report by former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell, which called out many of baseball's top players, including...

Patrick Brazeau's alleged assault victim tells court she feared for her life

GATINEAU, Que. - The primary witness in Patrick Brazeau's assault trial told the court Friday she feared for her life during an alleged fracas with...

Outrage spurs calls for reform, abolition of Senate but easier said than done

His government leader in the Senate, Claude Carignan, last month told senators: "I firmly believe that the prime minister will adhere to the existing constitutional...

Nancy Ruth annoyed auditor expects her to eat "awful", but free, airline food

Nancy Ruth annoyed auditor expects her to eat "awful", but free, airline foodSenator Nancy Ruth speaks at a news conference in Ottawa on Thursday Dec.

Conservative Sen. Pierre-Hughes Boisvenu facing sanction from upper chamber

The committee's report comes in the wake of four Senate suspensions over travel and housing expenses. While initially defending senators Pamela Wallin and Mike Duffy,...

RCMP charge Sen. Mike Duffy with fraud, breach of trust and bribery

Vancouver Sun Oct. 17, 2013:Claude Carignan, the government's new leader in the Senate, introduces motions to suspend Duffy, Wallin and Brazeau from the Senate. The motions...