A disgraced former senator now facing sexual assault charges still retains his “honourable” title as a former member of Canada’s upper house.
Efforts to strip former senator Don Meredith of that lifetime title, and the privileges that come with it, have stalled.
Former Progressive senator Serge Joyal, the past chair of the Senate’s ethics committee, launched an effort to remove Meredith’s “honourable” designation in 2019.
But since Joyal retired from the chamber more than two years ago, none of his fellow senators have attempted to finish what he started.
“Senators are in a very privileged position in terms of title. You are ‘honourable’ and you
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