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Ottawa clears CBC of labour code violations in Ghomeshi case

Newly released documents show the federal government concluded the CBC didn’t break any labour laws months before a critical report detailed how the broadcaster failed to address troubling behaviour by former radio host Jian Ghomeshi.

Federal labour investigators quietly reviewed the CBC for possible labour code violations in November 2014, about one month after the CBC parted ways with the radio host amid allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct in the workplace.

The review itself was short: two questions via email to the CBC about its sexual harassment policies.


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