Patrick Brazeau

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TIMELINE: A chronology of PEI Sen. Mike Duffy's expense troubles

National ObserverOct. 17, 2013: Claude Carignan, the government's new leader in the Senate, introduces motions to suspend Duffy, Sen. Pamela Wallin and Sen. Patrick Brazeau...

Trudeau 'regrets' comments in Rolling Stone about Senator Patrick Brazeau

Facing accusations of using hurtful Indigenous stereotypes, the prime minister says he "regrets" comments he made about Senator Patrick Brazeau to Rolling Stone magazine. "I...

Indigenous advocates slam Trudeau for comments about Patrick Brazeau

Indigenous advocates are denouncing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's recent comments about Senator Patrick Brazeau in Rolling Stone magazine, saying his remarks could damage the Liberal...

Patrick Brazeau acquitted of drunk driving charges

Senator Patrick Brazeau speaks to media as he returns to his Senate office in Ottawa on Thursday, July 14, 2016. Brazeau has been acquitted of...

Senator Patrick Brazeau acquitted of drunk-driving charges

The news was confirmed by the court clerk at the courthouse in Gatineau in western Quebec. Brazeau is still fighting one more criminal charge, stemming...

Senate opens door to independent oversight of senators' spending

"We have not and will not waver from our commitment to be more transparent, efficient and accountable," Conservative Sen. Leo Housakos, chair of the Senate...

Viral Fighting Championship #1: Baby the cat vs. Justin Trudeau

In this corner… Baby the cat: Attacked seven large dogs, sending a pit bull and one human handler in search of medical attention. Justin Trudeau:...

Patrick Brazeau returns to Senate after 'very difficult' suspension

Looking relieved and at times a bit shaken, Patrick Brazeau returned to work in his Senate office overlooking Parliament Hill one day after the Crown...

Patrick Brazeau blames politics for his Senate suspension

Sen. Patrick Brazeau says there were political reasons why he was suspended without pay in the midst of a spending scandal almost three years ago.

'What happened to me was unjust and somebody needs to be held accountable,' senator says

In his first news conference since the Crown dropped fraud and breach of trust charges against him, Senator Patrick Brazeau said his suspension from the...

Patrick Brazeau considering lawsuit as Senate-related charges dropped

Sen. Patrick Brazeau is considering his legal options after the Crown dropped the Senate expense-related charges against him, his lawyer said Wednesday. "We'll explore all...

Patrick Brazeau clear to return to Senate as fraud charges dropped

Charges of fraud and breach of trust against Patrick Brazeau were withdrawn by the Crown Wednesday, meaning the Quebec senator is now able to return...

Crown expected to drop charges against Patrick Brazeau related to Senate expenses

OTTAWA -- Fraud and breach of trust charges against Patrick Brazeau are expected to be dropped Wednesday, the senator's next scheduled court date, his lawyer...

Senator Patrick Brazeau Pleads Not Guilty To Drinking-Related Charge

Last year Brazeau pleaded guilty to reduced charges of assault and possession of cocaine after a more serious charge of sexual assault was dropped because...

Senator Patrick Brazeau in court

OTTAWA-Sen. Patrick Brazeau is scheduled to appear in court in Gatineau on Tuesday, July 5, 2016 on new charges of drunk driving and refusing to...

Senator Patrick Brazeau faces drunk driving charges for the second time in two years

Sen. Patrick Brazeau is to appear in Gatineau on Tuesday on new charges of drunk driving and refusing to submit to an alcohol test. While...

Senator Patrick Brazeau faces drunk driving charges for the second time in two years

Sen. Patrick Brazeau is to appear in Gatineau on Tuesday on new charges of drunk driving and refusing to submit to an alcohol test. While...

Patrick Brazeau faces new drunk driving charges

. Thursday, June 30, 2016 2:31:09 EDT PM. Suspended senator Patrick Brazeau leaves court in Gatineau, Que Tuesday May 19, 2015. Tony Caldwell/Ottawa Sun/Postmedia Network.

Former Langley senator not investigated

The report was part of a broader controversy starting in 2012 over alleged inappropriate spending by four senators — Mike Duffy, Pamela Wallin, Mac Harb...

Mike Duffy Investigation, Trial Cost RCMP $477858

The Senate also spent $137,784 on an audit looking into Duffy and fellow senators Patrick Brazeau and Mac Harb's travel and living expenses. Thursday, Duffy...

Assisted-dying bill could be the Senate's defining moment

(subscription) (subscription)In just two and a half years, the Canadian Senate has gone from its absolute nadir – with senators Mike Duffy, Patrick Brazeau...

Clip 'n' Save FAQ: What happens if the Senate and the House can't agree on a bill?

... unless such candidates were selected through a provincial election, a stance that lasted right up until the 2008 coalition crisis, when he signed off...

The value of sound and fury

The RCMP has said that pursuing the cases against Mr. Harb, Sen. Duffy and Sen. Patrick Brazeau alone cost $1 million. No word yet on...

Thanks, Mike, the cheque's in the mail!

The media seemed to not care less about Harb, and focused on bringing down Duffy, Wallin and, of course, the embattled and troubled Senator Patrick...

Editorial: Long RCMP probe unfair to Wallin

However, unlike Duffy, Sen. Patrick Brazeau and Harb, who were all charged over their expense claims, Wallin has had the RCMP investigation hanging over her...

Senate expense charges against Mac Harb dropped

OTTAWA—At least one senator remains in legal limbo after Crown prosecutors dropped two criminal charges of fraud and breach of trust against retired Liberal Senator...

SENATOR BRAZEAU'S DARKEST HOUR: 'I LET A LOT OF PEOPLE DOWN'

Senator Patrick Brazeau has broken his silence about his darkest hour — the night he slit his throat with a cleaver and started bleeding to...

Patrick Brazeau Attempted Suicide Last January: Report

Brazeau faces charges of fraud and breach of trust in connection with his Senate expense claims. He has pleaded not guilty to those charges but...

Patrick Brazeau Attempted Suicide Last January: Report

Ottawa CitizenBrazeau faces charges of fraud and breach of trust in connection with his Senate expense claims. He has pleaded not guilty to those charges...

Senate Speaker urges conclusion to Pamela Wallin investigation

Senators voted to suspend Wallin in November, 2013, along with conservative-appointed senators Mike Duffy and Patrick Brazeau. The suspension lifted automatically when Parliament was dissolved...

EXCLUSIVE: Senator Brazeau's darkest hour: 'I let a lot of people down'

Senator Patrick Brazeau has broken his silence about his darkest hour — the night he slit his throat with a cleaver and started bleeding to...

Mike Duffy tight-lipped on return to Parliament Hill

The Globe and MailThe Senate is not sitting Monday, but Duffy could return to the Upper Chamber when business resumes on Tuesday. He has not...

Editorial Exchange: Senate could use a few new friends

Hill Times (subscription)Two other senators, Mac Harb and Patrick Brazeau, are also scheduled to go on trial for similar offences, so it's entirely possible different...

Justin Trudeau Boxing At Gleason's Gym: The Health Benefits Of Boxing

Justin Trudeau boxes regularly, and even participated in a 2012 boxing match for charity, winning against Conservative Senator Patrick Brazeau. The said charity fight was...

Mike Duffy ruling could put brakes on expense cases against other senators

So far, only Senator Patrick Brazeau and retired senator Mac Harb face trials in relation to alleged inappropriate housing and living expenses, with each facing...

Watch Justin Trudeau Train Young Boxers at a Brooklyn Gym

Thursday's outing wasn't that unusual for Trudeau, who boxes regularly and, as a Member of Parliament, participated in a 2012 boxing match for charity, defeating...

A Very Canadian Corruption Scandal Is Fizzling Out

Globalnews.caAnd scrutiny doesn't let up. Senators Mac Harb, a Liberal; Pamela Wallin, and Patrick Brazeau, both Conservatives, are all named. Harb resigns. Wright resigns. Wallin,...

Judge to rule on Sen. Mike Duffy's case today

Two other senators — former Liberal Mac Harb and former Conservative Patrick Brazeau — are currently awaiting trial for their own expenses — while Sen.

Five things about Sen. Mike Duffy's trial for fraud, breach of trust, bribery

Cases against other senators may hang in the balance. Two other senators are currently waiting to stand trial for their own expenses. Former Liberal senator...

Media at Justin Trudeau's feet

But let's also remember Trudeau is a former drama (and math) teacher with a flair for the dramatic — his unexpected boxing victory over Sen.

Justin Trudeau stuns room full of reporters and scientists with quantum computing answer

And in 2012, he literally fought his way to victory over Canadian Conservative Sen. Patrick Brazeau in a charity boxing match. During the brawl he...

MP airline expenses plunge as reporting requirements beefed

(subscription) (subscription)In the aftermath of a Senate expense scandal that eventually resulted in criminal charges against three senators, former Conservative senator Mike Duffy, former...

MP airline expenses plunge as reporting requirements beefed

(subscription) (subscription)In the aftermath of a Senate expense scandal that eventually resulted in criminal charges against three senators, former Conservative senator Mike Duffy, former...

Canadian prime minister has everything bad except the appearance

Thus, the young politician won national publicity by defeating in the boxing ring the Canadian Navy veteran, Patrick Brazeau, presented on the film as a...

Is Justin Trudeau the world's new liberal figurehead?

The bell rings, and Trudeau takes the first swing. Sen. Patrick Brazeau dodges, responding with a series of blows to Trudeau's shoulders and head. Trudeau...

God Save Justin Trudeau: film uses boxing as metaphor for Canada's election

In the blue corner was Patrick “Brass Knuckles” Brazeau, a hulking, tattooed, beast of a man, a Canadian navy veteran with a black belt in...

Justin Trudeau Fast Facts

Toronto StarMarch 31, 2012 - Participates in a charity boxing match against Patrick Brazeau, a senator from Canada's Conservative Party. Trudeau is declared the winner.

Vineland's Peter Harder named to Senate

“I hope…people will remember the Senate for good work, not lapses in judgment and expense accounts,” he said, referring to the scandals that involved the...

Brazeau trial delayed until June 2017

The criminal trial for Sen. Patrick Brazeau has been delayed until June 2017, while the senator recovers from a suicide attempt, a court decided on...

Arbitrator set to report on questionable Senate expenses within days

Senators Mike Duffy and Patrick Brazeau are both on a leave of absence until all legal proceedings they are involved in are completed. Duffy's trial...