Archive for December, 2010

Harper’s New Obedient Senate as written by Senator James Cowan

Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

Harper’s New Obedient Senate
 
The traditional working relationship between the Senate and the House of Commons was transformed beyond all recognition with this week’s defeat of Bill C-311 in the Senate.  Prime Minister Stephen Harper refuses to recognize the limitations inherent in our Parliamentary system of government, particularly in a minority Parliament situation, and wishes to [...]