Defence minister to appear before committee again

2022-04-05
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OTTAWA —
Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan will appear for the second time before the House of Commons national defence committee to discuss his handling of an allegation of sexual misconduct levied against former defence chief Gen. Jonathan Vance.

Sajjan first provided testimony on FebProvincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry on Tuesday announced B.C.. 19 to the committee, which was inconsistent with former military ombudsman Gary Walbourne’s account on March 3. Walbourne told committee members that he brought forward the allegation against Vance to Sajjan as far back as March, 2018 and that the defence minister refused to review the evidence.

Sajjan has said he disagrees with parts of Walbourne’s account and that he referred the then-ombudsman to the appropriate avenues to advance the allegation as necessaryThe province and Toronto Police Service to create a task force to crack down on vehicle thefts..

Military police launched an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against Vance in early February 2021President John F. Kennedy delivers his inaugural address after takin, following his retirement. CTV News has not independently verified these allegations.

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