Now that the new senators are appointed with a few surprises (namely Mike Duffy). We will have to see if Harper does or does not move forward with Senate Reform. Politically, Harper’s move was smart. We will have to see what the Canadians say. I suspect the the appointment of Mike Duffy was to give some credibility to these appointments. We will have to see what will happen.
Here is a article from CTV on the appointment of Mike Duffy: