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PM, cabinet ministers, 90 per cent of Grit caucus complete House sexual harassment training, Trudeau ‘was very interactive’

By Abbas Rana      

The MPs' harassment training session is called 'Strengthening a Culture of Respect from Awareness to Action,' and as of last week, more than two-thirds of all the MPs have completed it, House of Commons spokesperson Heather Bradley says. The training is specifically tailored for the MPs' needs, and covers what constitutes harassment and provides an opportunity for lawmakers to discuss what can be done to prevent and address inappropriate and harassing behaviour.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured in this file photo in a caucus meeting on the Hill, along with 90 per cent of his MPs have completed the House-organized harassment training. All three federal parties have made the harassment training mandatory for their parliamentary caucuses. The Hill Times file photograph

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, his cabinet, and 90 per cent of the Liberal caucus have completed the in-person harassment training organized by the House chief human resources officer Pierre Parent, and, according to the House communications, all 338 MPs are expected to complete their training by the end of next month.

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