Senate reference

Did the Supreme Court just kill Senate reform?

Emmett Macfarlane on what today’s ruling means for the Conservatives, NDP and Liberals (and the country)

The long, uncertain path to Senate reform

The PM has touted updating the scandal-plagued Senate for years. In 2014, he may score a partial victory

Your guide to the Senate reform debate

Emmett Macfarlane on the Supreme Court’s Senate reference

British Columbia and the 7/50 club

A third province argues unanimity is not necessary to abolish the Senate

Your Senate reference cheat sheet

Where the provinces stand on the big questions of Senate reform

The Harper government’s galling argument in the Senate reference

The government aims to change the amending formula by stealth

The Senate reference: the feds argue every which way

Paul Wells looks at the political strategy behind the legal argument for Senate reform