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Retrieved emails and #ReformAct on Wednesdays with Kady

After they were thought to have been erased, potentially crucial emails in the Wright-Duffy affair have surfaced. With the Senate scandal still unfolding, Conservative MP Michael Chong is proposing solutions to fix Parliament. Kady O'Malley took your questions on both topics.

Kady O'Malley answered your questions about the latest Senate scandal surprise

The RCMP were first told they were gone, but emails from former PMO legal counsel Benjamin Perrin have been located.

Perrin allegedly played a role in crafting the agreement between the prime minister's former chief of staff, Nigel Wright, and Mike Duffy to repay the Senator's inappropriate expenses. That role is outlined in an affidavit, filed in court by the RCMP last month.

While the Senate expenses scandal continues to unfold, Conservative MP Michael Chong is making a bid to fix Parliament. Many of the measures proposed in his Private Member's Bill have to do with enhancing the powers of individual members of Parliament.

Kady O'Malley took your questions on both topics.

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