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Payette stepping down as governor general after blistering report on Rideau Hall work environment

Payette stepping down as governor general after blistering report on Rideau Hall work environment-Milenio Stadium-Canada
Governor General Julie Payette arrives at a swearing in ceremony in Ottawa, Ont., on August 18, 2020. (Patrick Doyle/Reuters)

Gov.-Gen. Julie Payette and her secretary, Assunta di Lorenzo, are resigning after an outside workplace review of Rideau Hall found that the pair presided over a toxic work environment.

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Last year, an independent consulting firm was hired by the Prime Minister’s Office to review reports that Payette was responsible for workplace harassment and creating a toxic culture at Rideau Hall.

Sources who were briefed on the report told CBC News that its conclusions were damning.

Sources have also told CBC that Secretary to the Governor General Assunta Di Lorenzo, who has also been accused of harassing employees, recently hired Marie Henein’s firm to represent her.

Henein represented ex-Vice Admiral Mark Norman, the military’s former second-in-command, during his trial for breach of trust. Federal prosecutors stayed that charge. It’s not clear if Henein or another lawyer at her firm is personally representing Di Lorenzo.

CBC

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