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At committee: Vance allegations, COVID-19 second wave and Canada-UK trade – iPolitics

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 20219 Views

Feb 22, 2021

Amid fresh revelations on the allegations of inappropriate behaviour on the part of now-former chief of defence staff Jonathan Vance — and specifically, Global News’ exclusive interview with one of the women behind the claims — the DEFENCE committee, which is currently studying the case, will hear from former Supreme Court justice Marie Deschamps, who headed up the landmark 2015 inquiry into sexual misconduct and harassment within the Canadian Armed Forces that found an “underlying sexualized culture” at every level of the military. (11 AM – 1:30 PM)

Also on today’s witness list: retired colonel Michel Drapeau, now an adjunct professor at the University of Ottawa; Canadian Forces College researcher Alan Okros; Mount Saint Vincent University associate professor Maya Eichler; and senior Defence officials, including Denise Preston, executive director of the Sexual Misconduct Response Centre, and Brig. Gen. Andrew Atherton, director general of professional military conduct.

Read More: https://ipolitics.ca/2021/02/22/at-committee-vance-allegations-covid-19-second-wave-and-canada-uk-trade/

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