The Senate is under siege. Long regarded by many as illegitimate, undemocratic and ineffective, it has been the subject of many reform proposals over...Read More Senate Reform: The Good, the Bad and the Unconstitutional
Policy Options asked the Conservative Party of Canada for a statement on its intentions for the Senate. It did not respond. Following are recent...Read More The Future of the Senate: The Conservatives’ View
Today more than ever, the Senate is broken. Canadians deserve an open, transparent government that will focus on their real priorities: economic growth that...Read More The Future of the Senate: The Liberal View
Canada is a federation, with certain powers given to the federal government and others given to the provinces and territories. The Fathers of Confederation...Read More The Future of the Senate: The Green View
The suspensions of prominent senators and the Auditor General’s report of spending improprieties, coupled with the general view of the Senate as a wasteful...Read More The Senate: Should It Stay or Should It Go?