Justin Trudeau's Defence Of The Existing Senate Structure Is NOT What You Could Call 'Democracy'
Trudeau says appoint better senators, forget reforming upper chamberImagine! The man who wants to lead the Liberal Party of Canada believes in APPOINTED Senators. My question to Trudeau is this ... 'in what version of 'democracy' do you appoint the legislators? I thought 'democracy' was about the People ELECTING their law makers!
This is so typical of the old old old style Liberal Party of Canada. Nothing new here folks .... move along
"ORLEANS, Ont. - Liberal leadership front-runner Justin Trudeau says there's nothing wrong with Canada's scandal-plagued Senate that couldn't be fixed by appointing higher calibre senators.
The Montreal MP favours limiting senators to 12-year terms but, other than that, sees no need to overhaul the much-maligned chamber. He rules out the election of senators as a "terrible idea"[...] Rather, Trudeau says the obvious fix is to "demand better" of those appointed to the Senate.
Winnipeg Free Press