Canada dragging its feet on #MeToo efforts
The Trudeau government needs to get back on track with MeToo. It can start by putting investigations of sexual misconduct, and responsibility for the creation of new policies to combat it, into the hands of an independent high-ranking officer of Parliament.
Labour Minister Seamus O’Regan is pictured in Ottawa in February 2020. The annual report federally regulated entities are required to make to the minister of labour tracking the number of incidents of sexual harassment, gender violence, and bullying in their workplaces won’t be available until next year, writes Kathleen Finlay. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade