senate reform

Book Review
Sep 3, 2015

The great Canadian debate: Should we reform the Senate?

Roshini Nair
Author-activist Helen Forsey shares her vision for a better-functioning Senate from her book "A People's Senate for Canada" and reviews the candidates' ideas for Senate reform in this interview.
Blog
Jun 9, 2015
Photo: flickr/ Tony Webster

Would abolishing the Senate be impossible? Maybe not.

Karl Nerenberg
To abolish the Senate a Prime Minister Mulcair would need constitutional consent of all provinces. And politically, First Nations would also have to be on side. It's a tall order, but not impossible.
Blog
Apr 28, 2014
Supreme court of Canada

Never trust conventional wisdom in politics

Geoffrey Stevens
Two examples of situations that are not what they appear: the Supreme Court ruling on Senate reform and the apparent run-up to an Ontario spring election.

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