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Prime Minister Stephen Harper waves as he leaves a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, May 30, 2013.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper waves as he leaves a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, May 30, 2013.
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Who has Harper appointed to the Senate? Celebrities, Tory staffers and law-and-order advocates

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This is Stephen Harper’s Senate.

Out of 102 sitting senators, the Prime Minister has appointed 52, or more than half. Mr. Harper will leave a stamp on the Senate for decades to come, as 10 of his younger appointees will only have to retire in the 2030s, at the age of 75, and four of them in the 2040s.