Canadian Senate

"Why polar bears and not elephants?" and more from Canada's hyperbolic Tory senators

With Senate debates set to continue this week investigating foreign funding of charities, here’s a look at some of the whacky arguments made so far.

Inquiry into anti-oilsands charities lacks transparency: Conservative senator

Why scrutinize environmental charities and oilsands opponents, when there's no proof of wrongdoing? asks Senator Nancy Ruth.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper Becomes Passionate Discussing Dark Side of Marijuana on YouTube

Prime Minister Stephen Harper answered questions---some submitted on YouTube via videos---one by a Canadian at home in her kitchen, one in front of his computer, and one angry with the PM about...