December 18, 2017

Notley ignores "creep in her closet" while calling for Jason Nixon's resignation

Sheila Gunn ReidRebel Host | The Gunn Show

In 2008, a company owned by UCP house leader Jason Nixon fired an employee after she complained she was being sexually harassed. That firing resulted in a British Columbia human rights tribunal decision that awarded the woman $32,000.

Sounds awful. It was awful. But Jason Nixon isn’t the monster he is being made out to be by the NDP.

The woman said she was being harassed by a client that had hired Jason Nixon's job site safety company. She complained to Nixon of grabbing and sexual overtures from the client.

But no one – not even on the left -- is saying Nixon even participated in any of it.

Nixon reportedly actively tried to find a different worksite for the young woman. When the young woman declined to switch job sites, Nixon sought legal advice, complied with the legal advice that he received, terminated the employee and offered to the employee a severance package.

Nixon, according to the woman at the centre of this, said he told her repeatedly it was not his decision to let her go.

Nixon, who was only 25 at the time, says he regrets how he handled this, admits that he failed this young woman, and he says he would have handled it differently and I believe him

But there is political hay to make. Premier Notley is calling on UCP leader Jason Kenney to fire Nixon as house leader, because, according to Notley, is Nixon was her house leader, he would be.

But that’s not true - because even after a formal reprimand for sexual impropriety in the workplace during his time with the BC NDP, John Heaney was still hired on by Notley as her chief of staff.

In 1995, John Heaney was an assistant deputy minister of government services in the NDP Harcourt government. Heaney was formally reprimanded for being the originator of a sexually-charged chain letter that was sent around using the government's computer system. Heaney’s female colleagues complained feeling pressured to pass the lurid correspondence on by their male superior.

Given the Alberta NDP’s close ties to the BC branch, the incident would have come out in a cursory employee vetting search and it is very likely Notley had first hand of the incident as a government staffer in the BC NDP government from 1994-2002.

Rachel Notley didn't care about lewd, weird, inappropriate behaviour when hiring Heaney, because John Heaney is her fellow traveller in the Socialist movement. John Heaney has the right politics.

Heany was sexually inappropriate in his government workplace, making his female subordinates uncomfortable through a power imbalance. Nixon hired the wrong lawyer and made an error in judgement in letting his employee go.

Notley hired Heaney and wants Nixon fired.

And the media will never hold Notley to account for using sexual harassment as a political weapon when she had a creep in her own closet.

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commented 2017-12-20 11:24:02 -0500
Where, oh where, are Andrew and Frank to point out the moral equivalence?
commented 2017-12-20 02:31:22 -0500
Ron Joseph… You can count on it!… More so, I’m expecting her to land some “Floating Fairy” role, where she will be able to drift from ministry to ministry and issue to issue, touching her magic wand to issues she favours… Under the Horgan/Weaver Tango she will not be able to do “any wrong” and will instead dance home every night…
commented 2017-12-19 16:13:26 -0500
Andy Neimers—Do you think Horgon/Weaver will need Notley’s EXPERTISE in balancing the budget?
commented 2017-12-19 10:40:33 -0500
Good one SHEILA , I love the glitch , get to make our points and sentiments in the multiple
commented 2017-12-19 10:40:32 -0500
Good one SHEILA , I love the glitch , get to make our points and sentiments in the multiple
commented 2017-12-19 10:40:31 -0500
Good one SHEILA , I love the glitch , get to make our points and sentiments in the multiple
commented 2017-12-19 10:40:30 -0500
Good one SHEILA , I love the glitch , get to make our points and sentiments in the multiple
commented 2017-12-19 10:40:27 -0500
Good one SHEILA , I love the glitch , get to make our points and sentiments in the multiple
commented 2017-12-19 10:40:05 -0500
Good one SHEILA , I love the glitch , get to make our points and sentiments in the multiple
commented 2017-12-19 08:47:18 -0500
Sheila….“boogeyman” is a sexist term…..the PC version is “boogeyperson”
commented 2017-12-19 08:43:09 -0500
Sheila….“boogeyman” is a sexist term…..the PC version is “boogeyperson”
commented 2017-12-19 08:05:24 -0500
Liza said, "Notley is a witch. No integrity whatsoever. "

That is much the same for most of those on the left. Ethics and morality (what little they once had) has fled them with great haste.

When the NDP & Liberals hold the Right, Conservatives especially, to a higher standard than they themselves live up to, they are admitting that those on the political Right have a higher set of moral standards than they do.
commented 2017-12-19 04:03:46 -0500
The “Catcher’s Mitt” will certainly not be around to catch the blowback from the next Alberta election…. But she certainly will be back in B.C. before then as part of the Horgan/Weaver Tango in some “dancing” capacity… Lucky us…
commented 2017-12-19 02:00:41 -0500
I not too sure that Notley will leave power before the next election, as she isn’t popular or even welcome in any other Canadian place. Trudeau wouldn’t need or want her.
commented 2017-12-19 01:40:12 -0500
re: glitch.
After hitting save, copy for assurance you won’t lose post and refresh page. Your comment will appear. No double post. Works on my end anyway.
commented 2017-12-19 01:37:38 -0500
Notley is a witch. No integrity whatsoever. Bottom feeder. Such nonsense. If that is how she wants to play, it shouldn’t be hard to find several (real)offenders in her cabinet. She is really not that smart is she?
commented 2017-12-19 00:22:01 -0500
If there is someone that needs to be fired it’s Notley.
commented 2017-12-18 23:00:43 -0500
So are Albertans screaming about this? Are the newspapers flooded with this?
Does anyone even know this in Alberta?
commented 2017-12-18 21:56:55 -0500
Drew Wakariuk – commented
“They should use Rachel Notley for one of those warnings on the Cigarette packages.”
Thanks for the laughs!
commented 2017-12-18 21:52:17 -0500
There’s definitely a glitch in the system tonight!
commented 2017-12-18 21:19:04 -0500
Mongrel, there’s something hinky going on tonight, so many threads have posts in duplicate, triplicate etc… it appears as though the comments are not saving when in fact they are. I have discovered clicking Post your comment then leave the thread, it does save it even though it doesn’t look like it will.
commented 2017-12-18 19:47:00 -0500
No idea what happened. Sorry. Am afraid to post apology.
commented 2017-12-18 19:45:47 -0500
Kenney’s Election proved that Aunty Rachael’s blathering falls on intelligent ears. I hope she keeps blathering, only increases her defeat in 2020.

Except, I still stand by my prediction that she will not be fighting the 2020 election, but will have resigned to receive her Laurentian Club Order of Canada and left the fall out to some dumb schmuck who wants the historical footnote…invisible energy minister perhaps or equally pointless natural resources and agriculture minister.
commented 2017-12-18 19:45:46 -0500
Kenney’s Election proved that Aunty Rachael’s blathering falls on intelligent ears. I hope she keeps blathering, only increases her defeat in 2020.

Except, I still stand by my prediction that she will not be fighting the 2020 election, but will have resigned to receive her Laurentian Club Order of Canada and left the fall out to some dumb schmuck who wants the historical footnote…invisible energy minister perhaps or equally pointless natural resources and agriculture minister.
commented 2017-12-18 19:45:46 -0500
Kenney’s Election proved that Aunty Rachael’s blathering falls on intelligent ears. I hope she keeps blathering, only increases her defeat in 2020.

Except, I still stand by my prediction that she will not be fighting the 2020 election, but will have resigned to receive her Laurentian Club Order of Canada and left the fall out to some dumb schmuck who wants the historical footnote…invisible energy minister perhaps or equally pointless natural resources and agriculture minister.
commented 2017-12-18 19:45:45 -0500
Kenney’s Election proved that Aunty Rachael’s blathering falls on intelligent ears. I hope she keeps blathering, only increases her defeat in 2020.

Except, I still stand by my prediction that she will not be fighting the 2020 election, but will have resigned to receive her Laurentian Club Order of Canada and left the fall out to some dumb schmuck who wants the historical footnote…invisible energy minister perhaps or equally pointless natural resources and agriculture minister.
commented 2017-12-18 19:41:59 -0500
Kenney’s Election proved that Aunty Rachael’s blathering falls on intelligent ears. I hope she keeps blathering, only increases her defeat in 2020.

Except, I still stand by my prediction that she will not be fighting the 2020 election, but will have resigned to receive her Laurentian Club Order of Canada and left the fall out to some dumb schmuck who wants the historical footnote…invisible energy minister perhaps or equally pointless natural resources and agriculture minister.
commented 2017-12-18 19:31:10 -0500
Notley seems to ignore that most people realize leftist zealots accuse others of what they themselves are guilty of!
commented 2017-12-18 19:26:21 -0500
They should use Rachel Notley for one of those warnings on the Cigarette packages.
commented 2017-12-18 19:25:12 -0500
Commies hypocrites are above the rules according to themselves.
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