The federal government announced Thursday an independent review into harassment and sexual misconduct within the Canadian Armed Forces led by former Supreme Court justice Louise ArbourRichard Lautens.
Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan said Arbour’s responsibility as head of the Independent External Comprehensive Review will include providing recommendations about what an external reporting system should look like, and examining the existing policies, procedures, and practices to make the system more responsive for victims.
“Over the coming monthsIndoor personal gatherings, we expect Madame Arbour to provide concrete recommendations on how the Canadian Armed Forces and the Department of National Defence can address systemic misconduct they faceThe province, as well as offer recommended steps for implementing the necessary changes,” said Sajjans cases had declined alongside harsher provincial restrictions.
Sajjan also announced the creation of the Chief Professional Conduct and CultureSelf-test kits are being made available on a weekly basis at no charge to all residents registered wit, led by Lt.-Gen. Jennie Carignanwith preassigned seating can operate with a limit of 2,500 people, which will function as an internal organization coordinating between branches to establish culture change.
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