Canada Ex-premier sorry for former minister's alleged tickling

21:36  13 february  2018
21:36  13 february  2018 Source:   MSN

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WINNIPEG — Another former Manitoba government employee says she was groped and sexually harassed by a longtime NDP cabinet minister . “I am sorry ,” he wrote. Kinew said the lack of action was “a failure of leadership,” both on the part of former premier Greg Selinger, who is still a

Former Manitoba cabinet minister Stan Struthers is apologizing after women have come forward alleging he tickled them and made "I am sorry ," he wrote. Kinew said the lack of action was "a failure of leadership," both on the part of former premier Greg Selinger, who is still a member of the

WINNIPEG - Former Manitoba premier Greg Selinger is apologizing after numerous women have come forward alleging one of his former cabinet ministers sexually harassed them.

Government workers say Stan Struthers, an NDP cabinet minister from 2003 to 2014, tickled them, groped them or made sexual remarks.

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The women have said Struthers touched them in front of others, but Selinger says he never witnessed inappropriate behaviour.

Selinger says two women came forward to his chief of staff in 2015, but didn't want to take the complaints further.

He says his chief of staff made it clear to Struthers that the sexual harassment had to stop and a legislature committee started working on improving safe workplace policies.

Selinger says the recent allegations that have come to light made him sick to his stomach and he wishes more had been done under his watch.

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