What did the Canadian government know about allegations against Gen. Vance?

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A promised external probe into Gen. Jonathan Vance is being expanded to what sources described as “unprecedented” levels to investigate the allegations of inappropriate behaviour from the former military chief, as well as to root out those who were complicit.

According to the sources, the terms of the probe will also deal with rising concerns that the issue of sexual misconduct by the senior ranks could be a systemic issue in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and that such an investigation can now only be handled by a large, independent human resources firm or prominent Canadian, such as a former Supreme Court judge.

The House of Commons defence committee has met to look into what the government did and did not know about the allegations of inappropriate behaviour against Vance.

Mercedes Stephenson reports.

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