National Newswatch

A controversial Conservative senator has been expelled from his party’s caucus following allegations in a published report that he was having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old girl.

An official in the Prime Minister’s Office says Sen. Don Meredith is no longer a member of the Tory caucus.

News of Meredith’s expulsion came shortly after the Toronto Star posted a report online saying that a woman claims to have had a sexual relationship with Meredith that began shortly after she turned 16.

The Star report said the woman, who is now 18, had sexually explicit online chats with Meredith and that the relationship progressed to kissing and touching before she turned 18.

She also says the pair had intercourse twice after she turned 18 before Meredith broke off the relationship earlier this year.

The Canadian Press
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