By Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive, June 27, 2012: Meet Patrick Brazeau (pictured), the sexist Canadian senator who called Ottawa-based reporter, Jennifer Ditchburn, a “bitch” yesterday. Her crime: she’d done her job by highlighting his poor attendance record in Canada’s appointed upper house of Parliament. He immediately issued a “reluctant” apology. Why
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In Ottawa, an elected Liberal MP defeats a Harper-appointed Conservative senatorIn Ottawa, an elected Liberal MP defeats a Harper-appointed Conservative senator
Liberal MP Justin Trudeau defeated Patrick Brazeau, a Harper-appointed Conservative senator during a televised "Fight for the Cure" charity boxing match yesterday.
Harper's cruel omnibus crime bill nears the final vote in the Conservative-dominated upper chamber. We believe the Senate will do the right thing and kill Bill C-10.