If there was a weekly ranking of most unpopular Canadians, Conservative Senator Mike Duffy would undoubtedly be on top of that list this week. (well, maybe number 2 to his Senate colleague Patrick Brazeau)
Duffy is under fire for allegedly claiming over $33,000 in Senate living allowances to maintain a 'second home' in Ottawa. Media reports, however, suggest that the former CTV journalist has lived in his Ottawa home for many years and even votes in the Ottawa region.
For his part, Duffy claims that he's done nothing wrong and that his primary residence is in Prince Edward Island.
Nevertheless, analysts from PostMedia News to CTV News have been critical of the senator and of the way he's handled the issue. The mutual tension was exacerbated, on Wednesday, when he snubbed reporters at a speaking engagement in Halifax.Read More »from CBC’s Rex Murphy slams Senator Mike (where does he live) Duffy