John Turner pats Campagnolo's bum, 1984 In 1984, during that year’s election campaign, then prime minister John Turner was captured on camera patting Liberal party president Iona Campagnolo’s bottom, and doing the same to then Quebec Liberal Party vice-president Lise St. Martin-Tremblay. He at first wrote it off as being a “tactile politician,” but later apologized. Crosbie calls Copps 'Tequila Sheila,' and 'Baby,' 1990 At a fundraising dinner in 1990, then Progressive Conservative minister John Crosbie said then Liberal MP Sheila Copps made him recall song lyrics, “Pass the tequila, Sheila, and lay down and love me again.” In a separate incident, during a debate in the House, he said to Ms. Copps: “Just quieten down, baby.” Kempling calls Copps a 'slut,' circa 1991 In 1991, then Progressive Conservative MP Bill Kempling reportedly called then Liberal MP Sheila Copps a “slut,” and, separately, a “bitch,” and told her to “go back to the sewer” during debate in the House. He also called then NDP MP Dawn Black a “fishwife.” Stronach asked about her beauty, 2004 While running for Conservative Party leadership in 2004, then MP Belinda Stronach was asked, “Is your being beautiful an asset or liability?” And was later also asked “on behalf of all the hot-blooded males around here. Are you dating anyone?” Kenny accused of sexual harassment, 2013 In 2013, now-Independent Senator Colin Kenny stepped down from the Liberal amid sexual harassment allegations raised by one of his former staffers, Pascale Brisson, who said she experienced inappropriate comments and touching from the Senator, among other things. Shortly after, another woman, Candace Amis, came forward with allegations that Sen. Kenny had demanded sexual favours from her when she worked as his tanning salon in 2003. In 2014, five more women came forward alleging they were harassed by the Senator, including inappropriate touching. Sen. Kenny denied the allegations, and was later “cleared” by an independent investigation. Ms. Brisson said last week that she wants the investigation to be reopened. On Jan. 31, 2018, it was reported Sen. Kenny would step down on Feb. 1, ahead of his scheduled retirement in December 2018. Brazeau kicked out of caucus, 2013 In 2013, now-Independent Senator Patrick Brazeau was kicked out of the Conservative caucus after charged with sexual assault, of which he was later formally acquitted in Quebec court in 2015, while pleading guilty to assault and cocaine possession. He was ultimately granted an absolute discharge. Andrews, Pacetti booted out of Liberal caucus, 2014 In 2014, sexual harassment allegations against two male Liberal MPs, Scott Andrews and Massimo Pacetti, against two unidentified female NDP MPs were raised. One of the NDP MPs raised the allegations with Liberal leader Justin Trudeau personally. Both Mr. Andrews and Mr. Pacetti denied the allegations but ultimately left the Liberal caucus after being suspended. Neither ran for re-election in 2015. An investigation was conducted into the allegations, but the resulting report and findings were not made public. Rempel talks about everyday sexism in politics, 2016 In an April 2016 op-ed for The National Post, Conservative MP Michelle Rempel wrote about her experiences with inappropriate behaviour as an MP, including recounting when another MP responded to her request by saying, “It turns me on when you’re direct.” She wrote that the “everyday sexism” she faces includes being called a “bitch” to her “ass being occasionally grabbed as a way to shock me into submission.” Bezan jokes about a 'three-some' to Romanado, 2017 On Dec. 4, 2017, Conservative MP James Bezan (Selkirk-Interlake-Eastman, Man.) apologized to Liberal MP Sherry Romanado (Longueuil-Charles-LeMoyne, Que.) in the House of Commons for making an “inappropriate and insensitive” comment to her at an event in May. Ms. Romanado, who had raised a complaint through the House’s new MP harassment process resulting in Mr. Bezan’s public apology, subsequently rose in the House and said the comments were “sexual in nature” and had caused her “great stress.” Ms. Romanado's complaint was reviewed by the House chief human resources officer, and according to Mr. Bezan, it concluded in August that her complaint "did not support a claim of sexual harassment," with no disciplinary action recommended. Di Iorio asks Watts about pole sliding, 2017 In March 2017, Liberal MP Nicola Di Iorio (Saint-Léonard-Saint-Michel, Que.) came under scrutiny over comment made to then Conservative MP Diane Watts at a meeting of the House Public Safety Committee. During the meeting, Ms. Watts’ phone rang, and in response to the ringtone, Mr. Di Iorio said, “Where’s your pole to slide down on?” He has since apologized and said he hadn’t intended to be offensive. Conservative MP Karen Vecchio (Elgin-Middlesex-London, Ont.), who had been witness to the incident with Ms. Watts and Mr. Di Iorio, later raised a complaint with her party’s whip, then Conservative MP Gord Brown (Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, Ont.), that she’d subsequently faced harassment following this incident. Mr. Brown raised the complaint with Chief Government Whip Pablo Rodriguez (Honoré-Mercier, Que.) and it was dealt with through confidential mediation. Sen. Meredith resigns after inappropriate relationship exposed, 2017 In May 2017, then Conservative Senator Don Meredith opted to exit the Upper Chamber after an Senate Ethics Committee recommended he be expelled over his two-year sexual relationship with a teenager, whom he had met through his capacity as a Pentecostal minister. Mr. Meredith had also been facing a separate ethics investigation over an allegation of workplace harassment. Grit MP Kang exits Liberal caucus amid allegations of sexual harassment, 2017 In August 2017, now Independent MP Darshan Kang (Calgary Skyview, Alta.) resigned from the Liberal caucus amid allegations of sexual harassment raised by a former staffer in his constituency office, with further allegations later raised by a former employee at Mr. Kang’s constituency office during his time as an Alberta MLA. Mr. Kang has said he did nothing wrong, and was resigning from caucus to focus on clearing his name. Ritz calls McKenna 'Climate Barbie' on Twitter, 2017 In September 2017, now former Conservative MP Gerry Ritz apologized to Environment Minister Catherine McKenna (Ottawa Centre, Ont.) after calling her “Climate Barbie” on Twitter. CTV breaks Patrick Brown sexual misconduct story, Brown resigns as leader hours later, 2018 On Jan. 24, 2018 CTV broke the news that two women had raised allegations of sexual misconduct against now-former Ontario Progressive Conservative leader Patrick Brown, from incidents that occurred during his previous tenure as a Conservative MP. One woman alleged that, after providing her with alcohol in his home (she was underage at the time), Mr. Brown offered to give a tour of his home and once in his bedroom asked her to perform oral sex, which she did briefly. “I just remember I wanted to go,” she told CTV News. A second woman, who worked in his constituency office in Barrie, Ont., also alleged that after being provided free drinks at a local nightclub with Mr. Brown, she was invited to his home, and subsequently his bedroom, when he came onto her in an experience she said she would characterize as sexual assault. Mr. Brown has denied the allegations, but after his campaign staffers resigned shortly after the story broke that night, he was forced to resign as leader, though, as of filing deadline, he remains an MPP in the Ontario PC caucus. Hehr resigns after allegations of sexually inappropriate conduct, 2018 Amid social media reaction to the allegations against Mr. Brown, on Jan. 24, 2018, an Edmonton woman, Kristen Raworth, tweeted that she had experienced sexual harassment while working at the Alberta legislature from then Alberta MLA and now Liberal MP Kent Hehr (Calgary Centre, Alta.). She said he was known for making women at the legislature feel “unsafe” and made unwanted remarks to her, including saying “you’re yummy.” Mr. Hehr resigned from cabinet pending an investigation into the allegations on Jan. 25. On Jan. 28, it was reported that a second complaint against Mr. Hehr involving allegations of groping had been filed with the Government Whip’s Office. In response to allegations, as of filing deadline, Mr. Hehr has only said he believes harassment is never acceptable. Dykstra resigns as Ontario PC president after allegations of sexual assault, 2018 On Jan. 28, 2018, former Conservative MP Rick Dykstra resigned as Ontario PC Party president, saying he was “moving on and moving forward.” But on the heels of his announcement, Maclean’s reported that Mr. Dykstra was the subject of allegations of sexual assault by a former Conservative staffer. He has since “categorically” denied the story. Weir suspended from NDP critic's role, faces allegations of harassment, 2018 On Feb. 1, 2018, allegations of inappropriate behaviour involving a staffer were raised by an unnamed NDP MP against NDP MP Erin Weir (Regina-Lewvan, Sask.). The allegations were raised by someone who did not personally experienced the behaviour through an email sent to the NDP caucus 36 hour before. In a statement, Mr. Weir said he was “confident” he hadn’t “harassed anyone and welcome a prompt investigation to clear name.” In a subsequent press conference, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh said Mr. Weir had been “suspended” from his critic role pending an independent investigation.