Liberals’ ‘sex pest’ MP apologizes to PM

Kevin Vuong, the Liberal MP who was accused of having a sexual relationship with a high school student, has issued an apology to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, his colleagues, his constituents and Conservative party members.

In a letter to the Globe and Mail, Mr. Vuong said that while some of the allegations against him had been proven, they were “consistent with a pattern of behaviour that has brought me many honourable people into my life and a life of public service that has opened so many doors for me in many different areas.”

“Most importantly, in my long and storied career in public service, I am acutely aware that I have nurtured and nurtured many young people who have committed their lives to Canada and my public service,” Mr. Vuong wrote. “I extend my sincerest apology to them.”

The member of Parliament for the British Columbia riding of Surrey-Newton was suspended from the Liberal caucus last week following accusations that he was a sexual predator, which he strenuously denied. Mr. Vuong has since stepped down from the Vancouver Board of Trade, which his wife and his successor also found offensive.

Read the full story at The Globe and Mail.


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