The Canadian Press

2015-06-05 | Senate Expenses

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Senator James Cowan, the Liberal leader in the Senate, is confirming that he is among the senators named in auditor general Michael Ferguson's forthcoming audit of expenses. Cowan says he's having a "respectful disagreement" with Ferguson over travel expenses from four years ago that total "a little over" 10-thousand dollars. (With the firestorm whipping up around the audit's imminent release, senators -- many of whom are now being forced to account for spending on postage stamps and paper clips -- say members of Parliament should be subject to the same scrutiny.)

Date: 2015-06-05
Placeline: OTTAWA.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 29 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I submitted the claims in 2011 on Senate forms they were properly supported by all of the invoices and boarding passes and all that sort of thing they were processed by by Senate Administration between two were paid no further information was requested and now four years later the auditor-general suggest that I should have or should have retain more information which I simply do not have I would not be required to >>