Scott Andrews

Everyday Acts Of Sexual Violence Are Far Too Common In Politics

Emerald Bensadoun | Posted 03.20.2017 | Canada Politics
Emerald Bensadoun

In a country that prides itself in its gender-equal cabinet, the question of whether or not Parliament Hill is a safe space for women is rarely discussed. From hateful and misogynistic comments to sexual assault, women in Canadian politics continue to be targets of violence at various stages of their careers.

Where Tories Face Electoral Shutout

CP | Sue Bailey, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.20.2016 | Canada Politics

The famous friendliness of this province evaporates when it comes to Harper.

Scott Andrews To Run As Independent

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 08.11.2015 | Canada Politics

Scott Andrews reportedly submitted his nomination papers on Monday.

Ousted Liberal MP Speaks Out

CP | Sue Bailey, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.19.2015 | Canada Politics

CONCEPTION BAY SOUTH, N.L. - Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau declared a messy four months over Thursday as the second of two MPs accused of sexual misco...

2 Liberal MPs To Get Permanent Boot After Sexual Misconduct Probe

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.17.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canadians will likely never know precisely why Justin Trudeau has decided to permanently expel two MPs from the Liberal fold over allegations...

MP On Harassment Policy: 'Holy Crap, What Are We Dealing With Here?'

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.04.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Members of Parliament are discovering there's a good reason why there's never been a policy governing allegations of misconduct between MPs: ...

Liberals Hire Lawyer To Investigate Harassment Allegations

CBC | Posted 02.04.2015 | Canada Politics

The federal Liberals have retained human rights lawyer Cynthia Petersen to investigate harassment allegations made against MPs Scott Andrews and Massi...

Trudeau Speaks Out About Suspended Liberal MP

CBC | Posted 02.04.2015 | Canada Politics

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says the party will soon initiate an "expert review" into allegations of harassment against two suspended caucus members...

Trudeau To Decide If He'll Pursue Investigation Into Suspended MPs

CP | Sue Bailey, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.03.2015 | Canada Politics

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Justin Trudeau is mulling next steps for handling allegations of personal misconduct against Newfoundland MP Scott Andrews and will...

Outcast MP's Constituents Want Facts

CP | Sue Bailey, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.27.2015 | Canada Politics

CONCEPTION BAY SOUTH, N.L. - MP Scott Andrews' suspension from the Liberal caucus for alleged misconduct is a delicate subject in his Newfoundland rid...

Tory MP Retracts Bizarre Statement

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 11.27.2014 | Canada Politics

A Conservative MP is warning his colleagues about the dangers of "consorting without protection" in the wake of harassment allegations that have rocke...

Liberal MP Allegedly Harassed Woman, Called Her 'C--kteaser': Sources

CP | Joan Bryden and Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - An NDP MP who levelled misconduct allegations against a Liberal colleague says she would be interested in participating in an independent Hou...

Althia Raj

NDP MP Breaks Silence On Allegations Against Liberal MPs | Althia Raj | Posted 11.25.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — The NDP MP who approached Justin Trudeau says she never wanted to “destroy” the reputation of a Liberal MP, she just wanted the Liberal...

Mulcair 'Distressed' By Tension

CBC | Jesara Sinclair, CBC News | Posted 01.24.2015 | Canada Politics

With less than a year until the next federal election, tensions are running high between the two opposition parties. NDP leader Tom Mulcair told t...

Senator Calls MP Harassment Accusations 'A Smear'

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada Politics

A British Columbia senator is calling on two female NDP MPs to step forward and share details of their misconduct allegations against two suspended ma...

NDP MP: Liberals Breached Privacy Of Alleged Victims

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.19.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - New Democrat MP Craig Scott is lashing out at the Liberals for what he calls a breach of good faith and confidentiality around the case of tw...

Mulcair: Don't Push 2 Female MPs To Lodge Formal Complaints

CP | Joan Bryden and Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.19.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Two female New Democrat MPs alleging misconduct at the hands of two of their Liberal counterparts shouldn't be pushed to lodge formal complai...

Suspended Liberal MP: I Will Run Again

CBC | Posted 01.19.2015 | Canada Politics

Scott Andrews, the eastern Newfoundland MP embroiled in a Parliament Hill harassment scandal, says he plans to run in the next federal election. An...

Althia Raj

Tories' New Harassment Policy Keeps Process Behind Closed Doors | Althia Raj | Posted 11.19.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — The Conservatives have announced an interim policy to deal with harassment-type complaints for their own MPs and staff that keeps the proce...

Althia Raj

NDP Says Parties Need To Tell MPs Harassment Is Not OK | Althia Raj | Posted 11.14.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO — After allegations that two of their MPs were sexually harassed by Liberal MPs, the NDP says it wants the parties to develop a code of cond...

Liberals Grapple With Messy Question

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.13.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - In the fishbowl that is federal politics, how do two suspended Liberal MPs accused of unspecified personal misconduct get their shot at due p...

Harassment Policy MPs Approved In 2001 Didn't Apply To Them

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.11.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A closed-door committee of MPs approved a harassment policy for House of Commons employees 13 years ago, but has yet to create one that would...

NDP: MPs 'Victimized A Second Time'

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 11.07.2014 | Canada Politics

The NDP says two of their female MPs were "victimized a second time" after Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau brought to light accusations against two of h...

Secretive Committee To Handle Harassment Claims

CBC | Susana Mas, CBC News | Posted 01.05.2015 | Canada Politics

The issue of harassment on Parliament Hill landed in the spotlight when Liberal leader Justin Trudeau suspended MPs Scott Andrews and Massimo Pacetti ...

Althia Raj

Is Parliament Hill Safe For Women? | Althia Raj | Posted 03.24.2017 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — Is Parliament a safe place for young women? That was the topic of conversation in the hallways following the surprise suspension of two...