Saturday, October 23, 2021

Military’s human resources officer under investigation for ‘historic’ sex misconduct

October 15, 2021 7:46 pm OTTAWA — Military police say they are investigating “historic” allegations of sexual misconduct involving yet another senior commander, this time the officer responsible for human...

War of words breaks out as admiral pushes for reinstatement as Canada’s defence chief

October 15, 2021 4:46 pm OTTAWA — A war of words broke out at the very top of Canada’s military on Friday, as Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan and acting defence...

Judge strikes down Maj.-Gen. Fortin’s request for reinstatement to vaccine campaign

October 12, 2021 1:46 pm OTTAWA — A Federal Court judge has struck down Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin’s request for reinstatement as the head of Canada’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution campaign after...

‘Do what you need to do:’ Leader of military nurses in Alberta hospital stays...

October 8, 2021 12:41 pm EDMONTON, United Kingdom — A senior military nurse who has been deployed to Alberta to help overworked hospital staff caring for COVID-19 patients says she...

PM blasts military commanders on sexual misconduct, say they ‘don’t get it’

October 6, 2021 12:01 pm OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took direct aim at military commanders on Wednesday, declaring they “don’t get it” following a whirlwind 48 hours involving...

General who wrote reference for sex offender reassigned after outrage over new post

October 6, 2021 9:11 am OTTAWA — A senior officer who wrote a reference for a convicted sex offender has been removed from his new job reviewing ways to eliminate...

U.S. prosecutors recommend former Manitoba reservist get 25-year sentence

October 4, 2021 1:56 pm Prosecutors in the United States who argue a former Canadian Armed Forces reservist intended to start a civil war by killing on a large scale...

Military’s grievance system plagued by backlog, needs urgent reform: retired judge

October 2, 2021 6:06 am OTTAWA — A key argument from government lawyers last week as to why the Federal Court should not reinstate Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin as head of...

Planned recruiting ads aimed at women as military struggles with sexual misconduct

September 30, 2021 4:36 pm OTTAWA — An expert on sexual misconduct says it would be dishonest for the Department of National Defence to promote the military as a positive...

Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin’s request for reinstatement in vaccine campaign now with judge

September 29, 2021 4:01 pm OTTAWA — A Federal Court judge is now considering whether to reinstate Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin as the head of Canada’s vaccine distribution campaign following two...

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