Tag: behaviour

PC MPP who referees Ontario’s legislature wants to see better behaviour

The Progressive Conservative who referees Ontario’s legislature is asking fellow MPPs — including in his own party — to dial down confrontational behaviour when they return from an extended summer break or risk alienating voters. Without naming names or parties, Speaker Ted Arnott singles out “repeated and contrived standing ovations” in the legislature’s daily question…

Manitoba Tory backbencher forced out after ‘pattern of inappropriate behaviour’

By Steve LambertThe Canadian Press Mon., Oct. 22, 2018 WINNIPEG—A Manitoba government backbencher who made inappropriate comments to female staff has been ousted from the Progressive Conservative caucus. Caucus chair Wayne Ewasko said he and his colleagues made the decision Monday to expel Cliff Graydon after discussing what he called “repeated inappropriate behaviour.” The Manitoba…

Writer Junot Díaz accused of sexual harassment, abusive behaviour

The novelist Junot Díaz was in a relaxed and playful mood on a panel at a writers festival in Australia on Friday, until he received an unexpected question near the end of the session. The writer Zinzi Clemmons stood up. Without identifying herself by name, she asked Díaz about a recent essay he had published…

Jays’ Bautista on his best behaviour in rout of Braves

Rob Longley, Toronto Sun May 19, 2017 , Last Updated: 12:17 AM ET ATLANTA — There was no glaring from Jose Bautista on Thursday night and no bat flip, either. Instead, of inciting the Braves as he had done the previous night, the Blue Jays slugger kept his head down and his emotions in check.…