From the Star Harper Set to Name 18 to Senate
The Prime Minister plans a wave of appointments in the coming weeks to tilt the balance more in favour of the Conservatives in the Liberal-dominated upper chamber, a government source said last night.
"The government has the intention of naming senators by a government that is legitimately elected by the people," the official said, taking a swipe at the coalition that is threatening to topple the Conservatives.
Well this will come back and bite him in the ass. It'll galvanize the resolve of a tottering coalition, (though probably not enough) and I can't really it'll really sit too well with much of his caucus.