In the wake of allegations against a former and current NDP MP, anti-harassment approaches will be ‘front and centre’ of discussions, says the NDP national director.
NDP members are set to debate a new harassment policy at their convention in Ottawa this weekend, in the wake of a National Post report last week of allegations of sexual misconduct against former NDP MP Peter Stoffer, centre, which came just a week after the party launched an investigation into Saskatchewan NDP MP Erin Weir, right, for alleged harassment. New Democrat leader Jagmeet Singh, left, said in a statement on the Stoffer case that he believes the women who came forward. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade, file photographs
The NDP’s largest-ever policy convention comes to Ottawa this weekend as delegates grapple with the party’s response to recent harassment allegations levelled at an MP and former MP.
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