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Nadir Khan

Nadir is a U2 student in Political Science at McGill and he is passionate about Canadian Politics. He decided to start "The Backbencher" column because he feels that people should take a greater interest in Canadian parliamentary democracy. In his spare time he loves to play sports; mainly hockey, soccer and triathlon.

Rumble from the Red Room: Duffy Strikes Back

The day before yesterday, Senator Mike Duffy stood up in the Senate and delivered a jaw-dropping speech. He alleged that he was coerced and blackmailed into accepting Nigel Wright’s famous $90,000 cheque to repay ineligible expenses. According to Duffy, if he didn’t play along, he would lose his senate seat. Additionally, Duffy claims the grand orchestrator of this scheme was ...

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