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Karl Nerenberg | Justice Vaillancourt found the Harper government guilty of disrespecting democracy in the Duffy affair. But the Senate, today, remains a flawed and undemocratic institution.
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Karl Nerenberg | The scandal involving Mike Duffy and Pamela Wallin is about much more than personal avarice and disregard for rules. It is about a house of Parliament almost designed for corruption.
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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.