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NDP MPs back leader’s decision to investigate caucus colleague Erin Weir

By Samantha Wright Allen      

The NDP MP has denied harassment complaints and said he doesn’t know what allegations the party is investigating.

NDP MP Erin Weir, right, denies harassment allegations brought forward by caucus colleague Christine Moore, left, last week. Party leader Jagmeet Singh, centre, initiated a third-party investigation and removed Mr. Weir from his caucus duties in the meantime. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade, file photographs
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NDP leader Jagmeet Singh’s decision to announce that he had appointed a third-party investigator to look into harassment allegations against NDP MP Erin Weir, and to remove the MP from caucus duties, was a “wise move,” “necessary,” and took the “right tone,” say caucus colleagues, though Mr. Weir has said he doesn’t know what is being alleged and a directly affected complainant had not as of last week come forward. After an emergency caucus meeting on Feb. 1, Mr.

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