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Maj.-Gen. Peter Dawe speaks at a Canadian Special Operations Forces Command change of command ceremony in Ottawa on Wednesday, April 25, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle

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

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

 

Major-Gen. Peter Dawe speaks to reporters at a Canadian Special Operations Forces Command change of command ceremony in Ottawa on Wednesday, April 25, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle

Sajjan stands by military amid outrage over general’s new job on sex misconduct file

Sajjan stands by military amid outrage over general’s new job on sex misconduct file

 

Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin arrives to be processed at the Gatineau Police Station in Gatineau, Que., on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Lawyer argues general’s removal from vaccine campaign threatens military independence

Lawyer argues general’s removal from vaccine campaign threatens military independence

 

Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin leaves the Gatineau Police Station after being processed, in Gatineau, Que., on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Fortin’s lawyers give Crown documents in military officer’s sex assault case

Fortin’s lawyers give Crown documents in military officer’s sex assault case

Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin leaves the Gatineau Police Station after being processed, in Gatineau, Que., on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Senior members of the Canadian Forces sitting in the front row listen as Chief of the Defence Staff Jonathan Vance delivers remarks at the Ottawa Conference on Security and Defence in Ottawa on Wednesday, March 4, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Former defence chief Jonathan Vance’s case adjourned to October

Former defence chief Jonathan Vance’s case adjourned to October

Senior members of the Canadian Forces sitting in the front row listen as Chief of the Defence Staff Jonathan Vance delivers remarks at the Ottawa Conference on Security and Defence in Ottawa on Wednesday, March 4, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
President Joe Biden speaks during an event to celebrate labor unions, in the East Room of the White House, Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Biden ousts 18 Trump military academy board appointees

Biden ousts 18 Trump military academy board appointees

President Joe Biden speaks during an event to celebrate labor unions, in the East Room of the White House, Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Major General Dany Fortin responds to a question on COVID-19 vaccines during a news conference, Thursday, January 14, 2021 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Fortin’s lawyers cite Hajdu interview comment in court fight over his firing

Fortin’s lawyers cite Hajdu interview comment in court fight over his firing

Major General Dany Fortin responds to a question on COVID-19 vaccines during a news conference, Thursday, January 14, 2021 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin leaves the Gatineau Police Station after being processed, in Gatineau, Que., on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Military officer who led vaccine campaign faces sexual assault charge

Military officer who led vaccine campaign faces sexual assault charge

Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin leaves the Gatineau Police Station after being processed, in Gatineau, Que., on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Judge allows wrapper as evidence in New Brunswick cannabis cupcake court martial

Judge allows wrapper as evidence in New Brunswick cannabis cupcake court martial

Lt.-Gen Wayne Eyre salutes after placing a wreath during a ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of V-J Day and the end of the Second World War, at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, on Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020. The Liberal government is promoting Eyre in what can only be seen as a clear signal it plans to keep the infantry officer as commander of Canada's military.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Liberals signal plan to keep acting defence chief as Eyre gets promotion

Liberals signal plan to keep acting defence chief as Eyre gets promotion

Lt.-Gen Wayne Eyre salutes after placing a wreath during a ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of V-J Day and the end of the Second World War, at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, on Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020. The Liberal government is promoting Eyre in what can only be seen as a clear signal it plans to keep the infantry officer as commander of Canada's military.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Art McDonald is seen during an interview with The Canadian Press in Ottawa, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says McDonald will remain on leave rather than return as commander of the Canadian Armed Forces.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Battle between Liberals, admiral heats up as cabinet orders McDonald to stay on leave

Battle between Liberals, admiral heats up as cabinet orders McDonald to stay on leave

Art McDonald is seen during an interview with The Canadian Press in Ottawa, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says McDonald will remain on leave rather than return as commander of the Canadian Armed Forces.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Vice-Admiral Art McDonald, the new head of the Navy, addresses the audience at the Royal Canadian Navy Change of Command ceremony in Halifax, Wednesday, June 12, 2019. McDonald says he has decided to return to his position as commander of the Canadian Armed Forces after military investigators opted not to charge him following an investigation into his conduct. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Defence minister pushes back on Admiral McDonald’s plans to return as defence chief

Defence minister pushes back on Admiral McDonald’s plans to return as defence chief

Vice-Admiral Art McDonald, the new head of the Navy, addresses the audience at the Royal Canadian Navy Change of Command ceremony in Halifax, Wednesday, June 12, 2019. McDonald says he has decided to return to his position as commander of the Canadian Armed Forces after military investigators opted not to charge him following an investigation into his conduct. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Then-commander of the Royal Canadian Navy, Vice-Admiral Art McDonald, is seen during an interview with The Canadian Press in Ottawa, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. The federal Liberal government is being urged not to reinstate McDonald as Canada's top military commander even though police opted not to lay any charges after a six-month investigation into his conduct. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Liberal government urged not to reinstate top military commander McDonald

Liberal government urged not to reinstate top military commander McDonald

Then-commander of the Royal Canadian Navy, Vice-Admiral Art McDonald, is seen during an interview with The Canadian Press in Ottawa, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. The federal Liberal government is being urged not to reinstate McDonald as Canada's top military commander even though police opted not to lay any charges after a six-month investigation into his conduct. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin, vice-president of logistics and operations at the Public Health Agency of Canada, participates in a news conference on the COVID-19 pandemic in Ottawa, on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Defence chief’s notes reveal debate over due process, optics on Fortin allegation

Defence chief’s notes reveal debate over due process, optics on Fortin allegation

Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin, vice-president of logistics and operations at the Public Health Agency of Canada, participates in a news conference on the COVID-19 pandemic in Ottawa, on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin, vice-president of logistics and operations at the Public Health Agency of Canada, participates in a news conference on the COVID-19 pandemic in Ottawa, on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Dany Fortin says ‘career appears to be over’ after misconduct investigation revealed

Dany Fortin says ‘career appears to be over’ after misconduct investigation revealed

Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin, vice-president of logistics and operations at the Public Health Agency of Canada, participates in a news conference on the COVID-19 pandemic in Ottawa, on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Jonathan Vance responds to a question during a news conference, Friday, June 26, 2020 in Ottawa. One of Canada’s top military law experts says the decision to send former chief of defence staff Vance’s criminal case to the civilian justice system was not only the right call, it was the only real option.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Sending former defence chief’s case to civilian courts the only option, says expert

Sending former defence chief’s case to civilian courts the only option, says expert

Jonathan Vance responds to a question during a news conference, Friday, June 26, 2020 in Ottawa. One of Canada’s top military law experts says the decision to send former chief of defence staff Vance’s criminal case to the civilian justice system was not only the right call, it was the only real option.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Lieutenant-General Wayne Eyre listens to speakers during a change of command parade for the Canadian Army on Parliament Hill Tuesday, August 20, 2019 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Canadian military’s new plan to fight misconduct includes culture officers, training

Canadian military’s new plan to fight misconduct includes culture officers, training

Lieutenant-General Wayne Eyre listens to speakers during a change of command parade for the Canadian Army on Parliament Hill Tuesday, August 20, 2019 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Maritime Component Commander (MCC), Rear-Admiral Craig Baines responds to questions during a news conference on the recent Armed Forces helicopter crash, Tuesday,May 19, 2020 in Ottawa. Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland says she is "disturbed" by the military's decision to let the commander of the Royal Canadian Navy keep his job after golfing with the former chief of the defence staff under military police investigation for allegations of sexual misconduct. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Allowing navy commander to keep job after Vance golf game is disturbing: Freeland

Allowing navy commander to keep job after Vance golf game is disturbing: Freeland

Maritime Component Commander (MCC), Rear-Admiral Craig Baines responds to questions during a news conference on the recent Armed Forces helicopter crash, Tuesday,May 19, 2020 in Ottawa. Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland says she is "disturbed" by the military's decision to let the commander of the Royal Canadian Navy keep his job after golfing with the former chief of the defence staff under military police investigation for allegations of sexual misconduct. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Canadian Forces members and EDT Hercules personnel inspect recovered parts of the helicopter Stalker 22 during recovery operations for the aircraft in the Mediterranean Sea on May 31, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Department of National Defence, Cdr Robert Watt
Canadian Forces members and EDT Hercules personnel inspect recovered parts of the helicopter Stalker 22 during recovery operations for the aircraft in the Mediterranean Sea on May 31, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Department of National Defence, Cdr Robert Watt
FILE - Virginia Military Institute class of 2021 watch during a change of command parade and ceremony on the parade grounds at the school in Lexington, Va., in this Friday, May 14, 2021, file photo. The findings of a months-long investigation into racism at the nearly two-century old Virginia Military Institute will be released Tuesday, June 12, 2021, according to the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

Report tells of sexual assault, racism at military institute

Report tells of sexual assault, racism at military institute

FILE - Virginia Military Institute class of 2021 watch during a change of command parade and ceremony on the parade grounds at the school in Lexington, Va., in this Friday, May 14, 2021, file photo. The findings of a months-long investigation into racism at the nearly two-century old Virginia Military Institute will be released Tuesday, June 12, 2021, according to the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)