Senate scandal

Senate Scandal, Charity audits, CRA, Duffy Diaries, Duffy trial

Duffy connected charity critic to lucrative industry cash

Star witness attacking charities plays star role in Duffy's Diaries.  But what does it mean? Read the whole story on the National Observer
Canadian politics, Mike Duffy, Senate Scandal, Mike Duffy Trial Criminal Courts

Son of key player in Mike Duffy trial the latest to testify

OTTAWA — The Mike Duffy trial was expected to hear from the suspended senator's friend Gerald Donohue this week but Donohue is recovering at home from a recent hospital stay. The trial in Ottawa...
Stephen Harper, Canadian politics, Duffy trial, federal election, 2015 election

A federal budget, the ongoing Duffy court saga: a busy week awaits MPs

It'll be a busy week ahead for politicians and journalists alike in the nation's capital as this Parliament sprints toward the finish line. Members of Parliament return to Ottawa as the House of...

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'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...

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

What will Harper do about the flawed Senate?

The optics for Harper aren't good this time around.

Mulcair and Trudeau grill Harper over Duffy scandal: transcript

Mulcair and Trudeau grilled Harper over his claims of knowing nothing about the $90,000 transfer from his chief of staff to Sen. Duffy.