Readout of Secretary of Defense’s Meeting With Canadian Minister of National Defence

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III and his Canadian counterpart, Minister of National Defence, met in Brussels on March 17, 2022, to discuss their shared commitment to the strength of the NATO alliance and their unwavering support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity in the face of Russia’s unprovoked attack on Ukraine. Both leaders reaffirmed the close defense relationship…

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Sexual Misconduct Class Action Settlement Deadline November 24

CAF-DND Sexual Misconduct Class Action Settlement If you experienced sexual harassment, sexual assault or discrimination based on your sex, gender, gender identity or sexual orientation while serving in the Canadian Armed Forces or while employed for the Department of National Defence or for the Staff of the Non-Public Funds, Canadian Forces, you may be eligible for a compensation from this…

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Rohde & Schwarz Antennas for DND HF Broadband Program

Rohde & Schwarz has been awarded a standing offer contract by the Canadian Department of National Defence (DND) for the replacement of high frequency (HF) receivers at multiple sites across Canada. In the next five years, the Canadian DND will be receiving R&S M3SR Series4100 HF receivers by Rohde & Schwarz. The new receivers will be distributed at strategic assets…

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Royal Canadian Legion on Culture and conduct within the CAF

The Legion is calling for new oversight in the wake of concerning allegations of sexual misconduct within the CAF. We ask for culture change to help restore member confidence within the CAF when it comes to the reporting of wrongdoing and the subsequent handling of military sexual misconduct complaints. We request that the CAF review and upgrade its investigative and…

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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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