Canada Singh stands by decision to expel Erin Weir

22:50  09 may  2018
22:50  09 may  2018 Source:   msn.com

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Ousted NDP MP Erin Weir says his behaviour is ‘far from what most Canadians’ would consider harassment. For her part, Moore has said she welcomes Singh ’s decision to launch an investigation into Kirkland’s complaints and told the Globe and Mail on Wednesday that she disputed Kirkland’s

In his own statement, Weir said the investigator found that he probably sat or stood too close to people at social He went on to suggest the harassment complaint was payback for his decision to engage in a NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh outlines the details for booting MP Erin Weir from caucus after an " Singh then notified Weir just before midnight on May 2 that he is being expelled from caucus, not

OTTAWA - NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is standing by his decision to expel Saskatchewan MP Erin Weir from caucus even though his original accuser, fellow MP Christine Moore, has herself been suspended from her duties over allegations of sexual misconduct.

Singh says the investigation into the harassment complaints against Weir was impartial and independent, and the fact it was Moore who flagged his behaviour as a concern is "not relevant at all."

Less than a week after Weir was kicked out of the NDP's ranks, Moore found herself temporarily suspended from her caucus duties after an Afghan veteran accused her of inappropriate sexual behaviour in 2013.

Retired corporal Glen Kirkland says many people knew about Moore's alleged actions, but that they were treated less seriously because of their respective genders.

But Singh says he and his team did not know about the allegations until Kirkland spoke to the media on Tuesday, and that he takes all complaints seriously.

Moore has said she welcomes Singh's decision to launch an investigation into Kirkland's complaints, tells the Globe and Mail that she disputes Kirkland's version of events.

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