March 2, 2016 6:25 pm
Updated: March 2, 2016 8:35 pm

Sexist tweets land Jamie Hall, Manitoba MLA hopeful, in hot water

Southdale candidate Jamie Hall has resigned over sexiest comments he made on Twitter.

@jamieianhall / Twitter

WARNING: Graphic language contained in this story

WINNIPEG — Jamie Hall, the Manitoba Liberal’s candidate for Southdale is under fire for recently found comments made on social media, containing derogatory words and views about women.

Hall made the comments on Twitter on several occasions in 2011 and 2012. In one particular tweet, he calls women “whores”. In another, he said he is “prejudicial against woman [sic] politicians”.

@jamieianhall / Twitter


@jamieianhall / Twitter


Hall apologized for his tweets but defended himself, telling the Canadian Press, “I have countless friends that are women, my girlfriend, my mother, my sister, my grandmas who are no longer with me. And I am not by any means sexist.”

Manitoba NDP has called on Liberal Party leadership to remove Hall from candidacy.

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The Manitoba Liberal Party said both the party and Hall will be taking the night to decide what the best course of action and will have an answer Thursday.

Hall’s Twitter account has become private since the tweets have been revealed.

Jaimie Hall Tweets Protected

With files from The Canadian Press

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