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January-February 2018

The true cost of the Mike Duffy Senate scandal

With Duffy set to sue the Senate and attorney general for damages, the spending scandal is still ongoing

Amy van den Berg

In 2012, Conservative senator Mike Duffy was investigated for his claims of primary residency outside of Ottawa to collect outof-province living expenses. After being audited by the Senate and suspended without pay for two years, the RCMP laid 31 charges against him in 2014, including counts of fraud, breach of trust, and bribery. But after […] More »