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CBC News In Depth: Canadian government

Wilbert Keon

"An error of judgement," as he called it, caused Conservative Senator Wilbert Keon to step down from his position as the head of the University of Ottawa Heart Institute.

Keon was caught in an undercover prostitution sweep in December 1999 when he pulled over his car and began talking to a woman at the side of the road. The woman turned out to be an undercover police officer.

Keon was not charged, though he did have to complete a "john school" sensitivity program. He did not resign his post in the Senate.


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