Senate

Reforming the Canadian Senate?

The Senate is going through a period of remarkable change as the institution aims to become more independent, transparent, and accountable and less partisan.

Is a less partisan Canadian Senate likely to be more effective?

At a time when The House of Commons, The Senate and all institutions generally are facing criticism, it can be argued that the long awaited reform of the Canadian Senate couldn’t come at a better time.

The Canadian Senate: To Be or Not To Be?

Many Canadian provinces used to have upper chambers, known as provincial legislative councils; the last one to be abolished was Quebec’s in 1968.

Should the Recent Scandals in the Canadian Senate be a Catalyst for Reform of the Upper Chamber?

The Parliament of Canada has two houses, the elected lower house (the House of Commons) and the appointed upper house (the Senate).