Mike Duffy trial

Mike Duffy trial, Canadian politics, Harper and Senate Scandal, Ottawa

A Duffy Dictionary: A glossary of some of the terms coming up in court

OTTAWA — Sen. Mike Duffy's trial on 31 charges of fraud, breach of trust and bribery begins its fifth week Monday — an opportunity to look at the unique lexicon that's sprung up around the case. Age...
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Internal Senate report on residency surfaces at Duffy trial but no details

OTTAWA — Mike Duffy's lawyer is considering whether to fight for the release of a politically sensitive audit that the Senate wants kept under wraps. News of the audit, which was commissioned in late...
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Was Duffy Enbridge's pipeline to Harper?

The senator's diary, hastily swiped with black-marker redactions, reveals that Duffy had teleconferences and exchanges with pipeline giant Enbridge—none of which were recorded with the federal...
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Enbridge dismisses allegations of impropriety with Duffy

Following a National Observer investigation that triggered questions in Parliament about Mike Duffy's relationship to Enbridge and Prime Minister Harper, the company responded on Friday by...

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
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Harper visits North Van, refuses to answer Duffy questions as protests rage outside

During a visit to North Vancouver, Prime Minister Stephen Harper dodged reporters' questions about the Mike Duffy trial, which started today.  "I had no knowledge of these events and won't...