10/3 podcast: Why Julie Payette's resignation puts Liberal government in a bad light

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Governor General Julie Payette and the top bureaucrat in her office have resigned amid a review into allegations there was a toxic workplace at Rideau Hall.

The allegations claim they were abusive to staff, sometimes reducing them to tears. These resignations have called into question the vetting process that saw the highly accomplished Payette appointed to the position.

National post political reporter Brian Platt is on to discuss the allegations in the report, why Payette may not have been suited for the role despite her accomplishments, and where the government goes next.

BACKGROUND READING: GG Julie Payette and Rideau Hall’s top bureaucrat resign in wake of damning workplace review

Despite resigning, Julie Payette still qualifies for perks such as a $149,484 annual pension for life

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