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Top brass shuffled again as army commander becomes military’s second-in-command

Jul 12 2019 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The fallout from the failed prosecution of Vice-Admiral Mark Norman continued Friday as the Defence Department announced another shuffle to its top ranks, including the appointment of a new second-in-command. Canadian Army commander Lt.-Gen. Jean-Marc Lanthier has been tapped to become the new vice-chief of defence staff, the fourth officer to serve in […]

Top brass shuffled again as army commander becomes military’s second-in-command

Jul 12 2019 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The fallout from the failed prosecution of Vice-Admiral Mark Norman continued Friday as the Defence Department announced another shuffle to its top ranks, including the appointment of a new second-in-command. Canadian Army commander Lt.-Gen. Jean-Marc Lanthier has been tapped to become the new vice-chief of defence staff, the fourth officer to serve in […]

Top brass shuffled again as army commander becomes military’s second-in-command

Jul 12 2019 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The fallout from the failed prosecution of Vice-Admiral Mark Norman continued Friday as the Defence Department announced another shuffle to its top ranks, including the appointment of a new second-in-command. Canadian Army commander Lt.-Gen. Jean-Marc Lanthier has been tapped to become the new vice-chief of defence staff, the fourth officer to serve in […]

Tories, NDP accuse Liberals of mismanaging military, ruining officers’ careers

Jul 10 2019 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Federal opposition parties are accusing the Trudeau government of creating an unprecedented crisis inside the Canadian Armed Forces even as some have started to question the leadership of Canada's top general. The comments followed news of Lt.-Gen. Paul Wynnyk's plan to step down abruptly as the military's second-in-command, a decision he linked in […]

Tories, NDP accuse Liberals of mismanaging military, ruining officers’ careers

Jul 10 2019 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Federal opposition parties are accusing the Trudeau government of creating an unprecedented crisis inside the Canadian Armed Forces even as some have started to question the leadership of Canada's top general. The comments followed news of Lt.-Gen. Paul Wynnyk's plan to step down abruptly as the military's second-in-command, a decision he linked in […]

Tories, NDP accuse Liberals of mismanaging military, ruining officers’ careers

Jul 10 2019 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Federal opposition parties are accusing the Trudeau government of creating an unprecedented crisis inside the Canadian Armed Forces even as some have started to question the leadership of Canada's top general. The comments followed news of Lt.-Gen. Paul Wynnyk's plan to step down abruptly as the military's second-in-command, a decision he linked in […]

Military’s second-in-command to resign, links decision with Mark Norman case

Jul 9 2019 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The Canadian military's second-in-command has announced his surprise resignation — and is reportedly linking the decision to an aborted attempt to reinstate Vice-Admiral Mark Norman into the position. Lt.-Gen. Paul Wynnyk's decision to leave the Canadian Forces, effective Aug. 9, represents the latest blow to the military, whose senior leadership has been in […]

Military’s second-in-command to resign, links decision with Mark Norman case

Jul 9 2019 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The Canadian military's second-in-command has announced his surprise resignation — and is reportedly linking the decision to an aborted attempt to reinstate Vice-Admiral Mark Norman into the position. Lt.-Gen. Paul Wynnyk's decision to leave the Canadian Forces, effective Aug. 9, represents the latest blow to the military, whose senior leadership has been in […]

Military’s second-in-command to resign, links decision with Mark Norman case

Jul 9 2019 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The Canadian military's second-in-command has announced his surprise resignation — and is reportedly linking the decision to an aborted attempt to reinstate Vice-Admiral Mark Norman into the position. Lt.-Gen. Paul Wynnyk's decision to leave the Canadian Forces, effective Aug. 9, represents the latest blow to the military, whose senior leadership has been in […]