Outcomes of Administrative Action to Victims of Sexual Misconduct

July 29, 2019 – On July 25, 2019, the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) issued direction to personnel indicating that commanding officers can now provide victims with information about the outcomes and conclusions of administrative reviews related to their complaint, as well as administrative actions imposed by the chain of command on the person who caused them harm. This change in process closes a critical information gap identified by complainants in cases of sexual misconduct and victim advocates. This gap was also highlighted by the Auditor General of Canada, who noted…

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Auditor General Report on RMC

What we examined (see Focus of the audit) National Defence, which includes the Canadian Armed Forces and the Department of National Defence, operates the Royal Military College of Canada as a federally funded institution to educate and train Officer Cadets and commissioned officers for effective military service. This audit focused on whether the Royal Military College of Canada produced the quality of officers that the Canadian Armed Forces needed at a reasonable cost. This audit also focused on whether National Defence ensured the proper conduct of Officer Cadets and staff at…

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Statement from the Minister about the 2017 Fall Report of the Auditor General

Minister of National Defence Harjit S. Sajjan, issued the following statement on the 2017 Fall Report of the Auditor General of Canada November 21st: “I thank the Auditor General and his team, on behalf of my department, for the completion of these reports, and I welcome their findings and recommendations regarding the Royal Military College of Canada (RMC). “As Chancellor of RMC, I am very proud of this valued national institution and its long history of producing well-rounded leaders with the post-secondary education, military training, physical fitness, bilingualism and ethical…

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