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House Government Bill
39th Parliament, 1st Session
April 3, 2006 - September 14, 2007
Text of the Bill
C-43
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An Act to provide for consultations with electors on their preferences for appointments to the Senate
Short Title
Senate Appointment Consultations Act
Last Stage Completed
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2006-12-13)
Progress: Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons
 
Further Reading
Reading List
  • An elected Senate: key to redressing the democratic deficit, revitalizing federalism. Kent, Tom. Policy options, 25:49-53, Apr. 2004
  • Between despair and denial: what to do about the Canadian Senate. Pellerin, Daniel. Review of constitutional studies, 11:1-35, no. 1 2005
  • Red chamber, red light?. Doll, Cyril. Western standard, p. 19, May 21, 2007
  • Round table on senate reform. Mar, Gary, Marie Bountrogianni and Benoît Pelletier. Canadian parliamentary review, 29:9-16, Winter 2006/2007
  • Table ronde sur la réforme du Sénat. Mar, Gary, Marie Bountrogianni and Benoît Pelletier. Revue parlementaire canadienne, 29-9-16, hiver 2006-2007
  • The case against an elected Senate. Bishop, Jordan. Briar patch, 35:4-6, May 2006
  • Understanding alienation in western Canada: is 'western alienation' the problem?: is Senate reform the cure?. Lawson, Robert J. Journal of Canadian studies, 39:127-55, Spring 2005
Party Press Releases
Related Links
  • Canadians Will Choose Senators Under New Bill
  • Prime Minister Harper announces intention to appoint Alberta Senator-in-waiting Bert Brown
  • Reforming the Senate
  • Senate Reform
  • Senate Reform: Is This the Beginning?
  • Special Committee on Senate Reform
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