The Canadian Press

2015-08-20 | Duffy Trial

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A former lawyer for the prime minister's office says he was taken aback when Stephen Harper insisted a senator only needed to own four-thousand dollars worth of property in a province in order to represent it.

Date: 2015-08-20
Placeline: OTTAWA.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 36 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << Benjamin parents as he provided an opinion in February 2013 to Stephen Harper in the midst of questions about the eligibility of certain Senators to sit in the Senate at Mike Duffy's fraud breach of trust and bribery trial the crown took me through early discussions about how to protect conservative senators from scrutiny on their constitutional eligibility parent says he suggested there should be certain indicators for evaluating whether a senator met constitutional requirement to represent a particular Province but he says he was taking a backwood harbor responded that the only test should be there a senator own at least $4,000 worth of property in a province Terry Pedro the Canadian press Ottawa >>


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