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The official sentencing of Brazeau, Duffy and Wallin

The penalties imposed on the Senate’s infamous trio

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Via the Senate’s communications branch, the official penalties to be enforced against Mike Duffy, Pamela Wallin and Patrick Brazeau as a result of this evening’s votes.

Today, the Senate ordered the suspension of Senator Patrick Brazeau, Senator Mike Duffy and Senator Pamela Wallin for sufficient cause. They are suspended until such time as the suspension is rescinded.

Senators Brazeau, Duffy and Wallin have been informed that, as provided in the Senate decision, the following conditions will apply:

i) while under suspension, they shall not receive any remuneration or reimbursement of expenses from the Senate, including any sessional allowance or living allowance;

ii) their right to the use of Senate resources, including funds, goods, services, premises, moving and transportation, travel and telecommunication expenses, shall be suspended for the duration of the suspension;

iii) they shall not receive any other benefit from the Senate during the duration of the suspension; and

iv) Notwithstanding the paragraphs above, during the period of suspension, they shall have normal access to Senate resources necessary to continue life, health and dental insurance coverage.

The Senate reports on the expenses of Mr. Duffy, Mr. Brazeau and Ms. Wallin are here.