CGAI Statement on CF Sexual Misconduct and Culture Change

May 10, 2021 – Strong and effective Canadian Armed Forces are essential to the defense and security of Canadians. The ongoing crisis with sexual misconduct and harmful behaviors within the ranks and failures in leadership at all levels have undermined confidence in the institution. Trust has been lost with many serving and retired members, and Canadians are asking legitimate questions…

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More Bureaucracy Instead of Apologies or Resignations for Sex Scandals

April 29, 2021 – Over the past months, Canadians have heard from members of the Defence Team who have been affected by sexual trauma and sexual misconduct. On behalf of those who serve their country, the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces must live up to our professed values of integrity, inclusion, and accountability. We also know…

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Claims process for CAF-DND sexual misconduct class action settlement well underway

March 31, 2021 – The individual claims process component of the Canadian Armed Forces-Department of National Defence sexual misconduct class action settlement is well underway. Current and former Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members, and current and former employees of the Department of National Defence (DND) and the Staff of the Non-Public Funds (SNPF), Canadian Forces (CF) affected by sexual misconduct…

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Thales Delivers Innovative In-Service Support for AOPS

August 5, 2020 – Thales Canada congratulates Irving Shipbuilding, the Royal Canadian Navy and the Department of National Defence on the successful delivery of the HMCS Harry DeWolf, the first Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS) under Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy. As the In-Service Support (ISS) provider for the HMCS Harry DeWolf and all of the Royal Canadian Navy’s future…

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PMO Announces Chief of the Defense Staff Retiring

July 23, 2020 – The Prime Minister today announced that General Jonathan Vance will retire in the coming months as Chief of the Defense Staff, a position he has held since July 2015. He also thanked him for his many years of service to Canadians and congratulated him on his upcoming retirement from the Canadian Armed Forces. Vance was a…

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Rear Admiral Rebecca Patterson assumed command of the Canadian Forces Health Services Group

July 7, 2020 – Today, Rear-Admiral Rebecca Patterson assumed command of the Canadian Forces Health Services Group (CF H Svcs Gp) from Major-General Andrew Downes during a private ceremony held at National Defence Headquarters (Carling) in Ottawa. CF H Svcs Gp provides health services across Canada and overseas to Canadian military personnel and to any other population as directed by…

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