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ParliamANT Hill: Mike Duffy’Ant trial: Nigel Wright’Ant communicated with Ray Novak’Ant 2 weeks ago

Satire inspired by this headline: http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/mike-duffy-trial-nigel-wright-testimony-day-5-1.3194569 

ParliamANT Hill: Mike Duffy’Ant trial: Nigel Wright’Ant communicated with Ray Novak’Ant 2 weeks ago

Satire inspired by this headline: http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/mike-duffy-trial-nigel-wright-testimony-day-5-1.3194569  . . . → Read More: ParliamANT Hill: Mike Duffy’Ant trial: Nigel Wright’Ant communicated with Ray Novak’Ant 2 weeks ago

OpenMedia.ca: Did Conservative Senator Yonah Martin just delete her Twitter account to stop Canadians asking her about Bill C-51?

On May 6th we witnessed how the government used its majority to ram Bill C-51 through the House of Commons after only two days of debate. The legislation – now opposed by a whopping 56% of Canadians with just 33% in favour – will now be considered by the Senate.

read . . . → Read More: OpenMedia.ca: Did Conservative Senator Yonah Martin just delete her Twitter account to stop Canadians asking her about Bill C-51?

ParliamANT Hill: ConservAntive SenAntor faces 31 charges

Inspired by this headline: http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/mike-duffy-faces-31-charges-including-bribery-fraud-breach-of-trust-1.2709500

ParliamANT Hill: Suspended SenAntor pleads not guilty to assault, cocaine charges

Inspired by this headline: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/patrick-brazeau-pleads-not-guilty-to-assault-cocaine-charges-1.2605159

ParliamANT Hill: SenAntor RuncimAnt wants crackdown on PM protesters

Inspired by this headline: http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/senator-bob-runciman-wants-crackdown-on-pm-protesters-1.2489078

LeDaro: Pamela Wallin’s attempt at contortion

She may not be the expert yet but she is trying hard.

“Although I fundamentally disagree with the methodology used in arriving at that figure, particularly since the amount was calculated using newly created rules to examine past expenses, I do not want to burden the people of Canada and, in particular the people of . . . → Read More: LeDaro: Pamela Wallin’s attempt at contortion

LeDaro: Quote of the Day

This one is for my fellow blogger Lorne.

ParliamANT Hill: SenAntor’s questionable expenses total $140K, audit reveals

Inspired by this headline: http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/story/2013/08/09/pol-whats-expected-to-be-in-wallin-audit.html

The Canadian Progressive: Conservative Senator Pierre-Hugues Boisvenu under scrutiny over relationship with employee

Conservative Senator Pierre-Hugues Boisvenu in spotlight over reports he is in romantic relationship with one of his employees on Parliament Hill. By: Joanna Smith | Published by Toronto Star on Tue Mar 05 2013: OTTAWA – A Quebec senator is in the spotlight over reports that he is in a romantic relationship with one of . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Conservative Senator Pierre-Hugues Boisvenu under scrutiny over relationship with employee

LeDaro: Senator Julian Assange?

Assange’s plans to launch a political party are “significantly advanced” as he is looking at a run for the Australian Senate. Could we be seeing Senator Assange? What would this mean for Wikileaks?

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LeDaro: Mike Duffy swimming in taxpayers’ money

Conservative Senator Mike Duffy  has claimed more than $33,000 in living allowances intended to defray senators’ costs of maintaining a second home in the National Capital Region, even though he is a long-time Ottawa resident. The quarterly expense reports that senators are legally required to file show that Duffy spent almost $159,000 on his . . . → Read More: LeDaro: Mike Duffy swimming in taxpayers’ money

Canadian Progressive World: Senator Kenny: “The RCMP was a white man’s club for a long time”

That was part of Ottawa Senator Colin Kenny‘s take on the ongoing harassment and reputational issues bedeviling the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). In an opinion piece published by the Ottawa Citizen today, the Senator posited that: “When it comes to harassment at the RCMP, sex is only the tip of the iceberg.”

Canada’s national . . . → Read More: Canadian Progressive World: Senator Kenny: “The RCMP was a white man’s club for a long time”

Jacked Up: Duffy’s time in senate has been a grotesque scene.

Now I’ve always known that Stephen Harper was lacking when it came to foresight. His in-action on environment, denial of a recession etc are all good enough indicators that he’s more concerned with immediate political gain than he is about actually analyzing a situation and contemplating the possible outcomes of his decisions.

Mike Duffy is . . . → Read More: Jacked Up: Duffy’s time in senate has been a grotesque scene.