Canada Military Reviews Widespread Sex Assaults

from Canadian Defense Minister Rob Nicholson reacted to the issue on Thursday and noted that he was “deeply angered upon learning of the alleged assaults“, Press TV reported. “Sexual misconduct of all kinds will not be tolerated within the Canadian Armed Forces,” Nicholson said, adding that he had requested General Tom Lawson, Canada’s chief of defense staff, “to get to the bottom of these serious matters“. According to an eight-month investigation, whose results were published in MacLean’s magazine and its French-language sister publication L’Actualite on Thursday, one in ten female soldiers reported being sexually assaulted.

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