From duty to report to duty to respond- Acting def

2022-04-05
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From 'duty to report' to 'duty to respond': Acting defence chief lays out steps for change within Forces - Today News Post News Today || Canada News |

OTTAWA —
The acting chief of the defence staff is proposing a host of measures to modernize and create a safer environment at the Canadian Armed ForcesPeel, amid allegations of sexual misconduct that have shaken the institution.

Despite assuming his position just weeks agoA spokesperson fo, following news that his predecessor Admiral Art McDonald was “voluntarily” stepping aside as a military investigation is ongoing, Lt.-Gen. Wayne Eyre is laying out his vision for change.

“We have to learn why previous approaches did not work and learn from that and incorporate those into our plan going forward,” he said during testimony before the House of Commons Status of Women Committee on Tuesday.

That includes a new “playbook” about how to quickly respond to sexual misconduct allegations against those in senior ranksThe workplace spread o, which he said is currently being drafted at his request.

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