From CBC News online http://www.cbc.ca/cp/national/090519/n051985A.html
Auditor general wants to lift the lid on MPs' expenses
May 19, 2009 Tim Naumetz, THE CANADIAN PRESS
OTTAWA - Canada's auditor general wants to lift the lid on expense claims and other spending by MPs and Senators.
Sheila Fraser began preliminary talks with the House of Commons and Senate earlier this year, well before the expense-claim scandal erupted in Britain.