Canadian Armed Forces Female Victims of Sexual Assault and Harassment and Gender-Based Discrimination in the Military – December 1, 2021
December 1, 2021
Update: “A public apology will be offered to all current and former members of the Defence Team who have been affected by sexual misconduct and discrimination based on sex, gender, gender identity or sexual orientation.
On December 13 at 1 p.m. EST, the, Minister of National Defence, the Honourable Anita Anand, the Chief of the Defence Staff, General Wayne Eyre, and the Deputy Minister of National Defence, Jody Thomas, will offer an apology.
The apology will take place virtually and be livestreamed on the Canadian Armed Forces Facebook page. Viewers can watch the video stream without an account or signing in to Facebook. A link to the video will be posted shortly before the event on the CAF and DND Facebook and Twitter pages, and will also be available on this DND/CAF Sexual Misconduct Apology web page. The event will also be recorded and available afterwards on YouTube for those who are unable to watch it live, or prefer to view it at a later time.”
Further information can be found here:
External statement: https://www.canada.ca/en/department-national-defence/news/2021/11/statement-from-the-minister-of-national-defence-the-chief-of-the-defence-staff-and-the-deputy-minister-of-national-defence.html
Sexual Misconduct Apology webpage: https://www.canada.ca/en/department-national-defence/campaigns/conduct-and-culture/sexual-misconduct-apology.html\