They call it the "Senate scandal."
Canada's auditor general Michael Ferguson today made public the results of the most thorough audit ever held into senate expenses. His team looked at 80,000 expense claims totalling $45 millions over two years.
What did they find?
Less than a million dollars worth of dodgy expense claims.
What did this witch hunt cost the Canadian taxpayer? Somewhere in the neighbourhood of $21 millions according to this story from Globalnews.
Now that's a scandal!