March 14, 2016
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Rogue Senators
Senator Diane Bellemare quit the Conservative caucus, saying pressure to toe the party line is getting in the way of Senators doing their jobs.

A group of Senators says partisan activity has “seriously eroded the credibility and reputation” of their workplace. So they’ve formed a non-partisan working group to try to fix it.

Senator Diane Bellemare talks to Desmond and Supriya after quitting the Conservative caucus and joining this new group.

Senate scholar Heather Hughson says this is exactly what’s needed to restore the public faith in the Chamber.

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