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Duncan Cameron | Turning Canadian democracy over to the PMO may make it simpler to govern. Watching the Trudeau PMO at work shows it does not improve a government's ability to perform the duties it promised.
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Christopher Majka | For a candid perspective on Parliament Hill there is no one better to speak with than Green Party leader Elizabeth May. We talk climate change, electoral, political, and monetary reform and much more.
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Karl Nerenberg | Testimony and emails tabled in court on Wednesday show why Stephen Harper thought it was perfectly OK to name non-residents to the Senate. They show much about the workings of Harper's PMO.
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Karl Nerenberg | On the first day of the trial of Senator Mike Duffy the prosecution said Duffy probably did not qualify to sit in the Senate, while the defence said the PMO orchestrated everything Duffy did and said.
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Karl Nerenberg | Senator Mike Duffy's trial starts today, April 7, and will have its full share of drama and revelation. Even at this early stage, however, there are lessons we can glean from the whole affair.
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rabble staff | Faced with an unprecedented attack by the Prime Minister through his office, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court sets the record straight in a press release.
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Duncan Cameron | By attempting to discredit the first woman named Chief Justice (initially appointed a judge by the Conservatives) Harper has gone too far. A Canadian Prime Minister is not a Roman Emperor.
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Haseena Manek | The National Council of Canadian Muslims delivered a Notice of Libel to the PMO for defamatory remarks equating the NCCM to a terrorist organization.
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Geoffrey Stevens | By releasing Liberal Senators to vote as they please, Trudeau spotlights Stephen Harper's tight control over his MPs and Senators.
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Justice Marc Nadon, nominated to the Supreme Court of Canada
Geoff Stevens | The single-minded PMO lacks ability to see around corners and anticipate the consequences of partisan appointments. Diminishing the importance of the Charter is important to the Harper government.
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Murray Dobbin | The original documents turned up by the RCMP investigation into Mike Duffy pull back the curtain on Harperland, and reveal a landscape that's profoundly unethical.
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Democracy Watch | Democracy Watch calls for transparency in the Wright-Duffy situation in order to ensure that Canadians can be confident there is no partisan influence.