Senators Defied Travel Orders

Three senators defied pandemic bans on non-essential travel by repeatedly flying to Ottawa and back home on government jets at taxpayers’ cost, according to Access To Information flight logs. None explained what constituency business they had during Covid lockdowns in their home provinces. The health department at the time said it was unsafe for Canadians to visit family and friends: “Ask yourself before you go out this weekend, is what I’m about to do worth the risk?”

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