For almost a century and a half, successive Canadian prime ministers have essentially and overwhelmingly stocked the Senate with supporters they hoped would be loyal to their party and agenda. That, combined with the too-often bad behaviour of some senators, resulted in the public's view of the institution as disreputable, and prompted Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to change how senators are appointed and who now gets in. The Agenda welcomes Sen. Peter Harder, Sen. Kimberly Pate, Sen. Art Eggleton, and Sen. Anne Cools, to discuss how the new system is working.
A Renewed Red Chamber; Gender and the Economy
Mar 08, 2017
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