Parliament Hill has certainly seen change in the six months since it was hit by the #MeToo movement – but perhaps not the kind that was anticipated. A new kind of fear has taken over. Some male politicians are afraid to take elevators alone, over the idea that they could be accused the next day of sexual misconduct. Some now even refuse to hire female staff. How did the debate over harassment become even more confusing? National Post politics reporter Marie-Danielle Smith goes over the findings of new research by Rose St. Pierre, outlining the uncomfortable tension that can be felt throughout Ottawa’s halls of power.
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