Bill C-77 will make the change the way the military system deals with victims and the accused.
Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan introduced a bill into the House last week to bring in major reforms to the military justice system, including taking away the power of military officers to impose penal consequences on soldiers without a formal trial. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
OTTAWA—Change is afoot on the military justice file, and it’s not all bad news.
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Apologizing for 'tensions' that became public over the last months, Julie Payette said that 'we all experience things differently, but we should always strive to do better, and be attentive to one another’s perceptions.'
He faced potential expulsion last year during the leadership race over comments he made that appeared to question whether chief public health officer Dr. Theresa Tam, who is of Asian descent, was a pawn of China.
'I hope that intelligence and security officials in Canada learned after what they saw in the U.S. and can make sure something like that does not happen here,' says Ottawa-turned-Washington correspondent Richard Madan.