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Bribery

PM Harper's name raised at Mike Duffy trial

OTTAWA — Various contractors took centre stage in an Ottawa courtroom Thursday as the trial of suspended Sen. Mike Duffy reached the eight-day mark. Court heard the contractors were paid through a...

Duffy trial expected to continue into summer election campaign

OTTAWA — The Mike Duffy trial looks like it is going to go longer than the 41 days allotted, potentially dragging it into the orbit of the autumn federal election campaign. Ontario court Justice...

Duffy's lawyer counterattacks on staff payments

OTTAWA — Mike Duffy's defence lawyer is using the cross-examination of a Senate official to make the case that his office contracts and payments were handed out within the rules. The court has been...

At Duffy trial, court hears taxpayers didn't cover costs of Harper's concealer

Court hears testimony about who paid for Harper's make-up artist

Day 2 at the Duffy Trial: unpacking the rules of residence

Former Senatorial law clerk Mark Audcent says a senator's residence is complex and his job was not to scrutinize the qualifications of Prime Minister Harper's appointees