Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Liberal Caucus

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Liberal Caucus

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OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says a "process is now properly underway" to look into a Liberal M-P's allegedly sexist comment to a Conservative M-P.

The Conservatives have been pressuring Trudeau to take action against Liberal M-P Nicola Di Iorio, who is accused of making a stripper-related joke about Conservative M-P Dianne Watts while they were both at a closed-door committee meeting earlier this month.

According to the National Post, which first reported the story, when Di Iorio heard the colourful ringtone as Watts received a call on her cell phone, he said: "Where's your pole to slide down on?"

This happened March 8th, International Women's Day.

Trudeau was asked about the remark during a news conference today in Quebec. …

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