NDP defence critic, military experts support Arbour’s call for permanent civilian oversight of sexual misconduct cases in military
But SFU professor Megan MacKenzie says pushing the timeline for the implementation of some of former Supreme Court Justice Louise Arbour's recommendations 'is asking a lot for a survivor community and for a defence force that's in crisis.'
Former Supreme Court Justice Louise Arbour pictured during a press conference on May 30, 2022, following her long-awaited report investigating sexual misconduct and harassment in the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces. Arbour made 48 recommendations in her report—17 of which the government is immediately beginning to work on, or is continuing efforts already underway. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade