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U of O president on new task force to address sexual misconduct scandals

This morning University of Ottawa president Allan Rock spoke about two recent highly-publicized sexual incidents involving U of O students. In one, four male student leaders resigned from the students' federation after making sexually aggressive comments about a female colleague online. In another, the men's hockey program was suspended amid allegations of a sexual assault involving some of its players who were in Thunder Bay for games.


In response, Rock announced he's launching a task force about respect and equality, and he joined us in studio to explain.


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