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Calling out toxic office behaviour

Thursday, May 12, 2016 @ 8:00 PM | By Simon Hally

In January, three months after allegations of sexual harassment prompted Marcel Aubut to resign as president of the Canadian Olympic Committee, his successor, Tricia Smith, apologized for the toxic workplace culture that had developed within the COC.

“To our employees and anyone else who was affected, I’m truly sorry. We let you down,” said Smith. The COC board agreed to implement all the recommendations for improving workplace policies, procedures and governance that were contained in a report by employment lawyer Christine Thomlinson of Rubin Thomlinson LLP....