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Firefighter choked by colleague, discouraged from reporting it by supervisor: internal reports

By CBC News   

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Mar. 31, 2023, Ottawa – A ritualistic dishwashing competition at an Ottawa fire station last year escalated to unusual violence in the form of choking, and later that day the victim — an openly non-binary rookie firefighter — was ushered into a supply closet by their supervisor and discouraged from reporting the incident, two internal fire department investigations obtained by CBC have found. CBC News reports. | READ MORE

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