The Canadian Press

1996-08-29 | Speaker-Sex

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Former Ontario Speaker Al McLean was determined to maintain his position as he was under pressure to resign over a sexual harassment allegation. On his return from a parliamentary conference in Malaysia on August 29th, he told reporters he would not quit. (McLean was forced to resign less than a month later after threatening to sue his fellow MPP's if they revealed the results of an internal investigation of the allegation. McLean's special assistant, Sandi Thompson, has since pursued a wrongful dismissal lawsuit against McLean.)

Date: 1996-08-29
Placeline: Toronto, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 4 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I am not guilty of anything and I am not stepping down >>

Clip ID: 19960829CPCN002