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Is Preston Manning's Senate pitch really
Is Preston Manning's Senate pitch really

Is Preston Manning’s Senate pitch really “minor renovation” or “better housekeeping”?

The founder of the Manning Centre for Building Democracy says the best way to deal with the Senate is either through “minor renovation” or “better housekeeping.” Speaking on CBC’s Power and Politics on Wednesday, Preston Manning said “at least democratize the thing and put in term limits.” If not, “the other one I picked was the […]

January 23, 2014

The founder of the Manning Centre for Building Democracy says the best way to deal with the Senate is either through “minor renovation” or “better housekeeping.”

Speaking on CBC’s Power and Politics on Wednesday, Preston Manning said “at least democratize the thing and put in term limits.” If not, “the other one I picked was the better housekeeping. At least fix that, the expense business. More accountability and fix the residency requirement. That can be done by the Senate itself without…