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Nick Sibbeston

The Hon. Nick G. Sibbeston, B.A., LL.B. Appointed to the Senate by the Rt. Honourable Jean Chrétien, Senator Nick Sibbeston represents the Northwest Territories and the Senatorial Division of the Northwest Territories. He has served in the Senate of Canada since September 2, 1999.

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Senator Baker Expresses Concern Over Power of the Commissioner Position, Included in Bill C-2 (The Federal Accountability Act)

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Statement made on 07 November 2006 by Senator George Baker

Hon. George Baker:

I have a few words to say, Madam Chair, before another honourable senator of great reputation in this chamber is about to, as I understand it, move further amendments.


I would like to make specific reference to the speech just given and the amendments proposed by the honourable senator. Initially, I supported that position, and I think that a great many members of the committee did when the committee heard the evidence and prior to hearing all of the evidence. As the honourable senator was speaking, I was thinking that there is good reason to support him in his proposal. However, after listening to all of the evidence, I will instead support the section in the bill as proposed by the government with the amendments proposed by the committee.


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