Wednesday, November 07, 2007

Why The Senate Is Undemocratic

To be a senator, you must be a Canadian citizen, at least 30 years of age, own $4,000 of equity in land in your province, have a personal net worth of $4,000, and live in the province that you plan to represent.


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Lord Kitchener's Own said...

None of the things you mention make the Senate undemocratic.

What makes the Senate undemocratic is that the Senators aren't elected.

eugene plawiuk said...

Actually even the property qualifications make it undemocratic, it is a throwback to the days before universal suffrage.