Canada army commander pick is latest to be accused of sexual misconduct
The Canadian military has delayed the appointment of its next army commander after allegations of sexual misconduct were made against the man chosen for the role – the latest in a string of senior officers to be investigated for misconduct.
Lt Gen Trevor Cadieu was to be sworn in as the head of Canada’s army at a ceremony in early September. But that event was cancelled after the military learned of “historical allegations” against Cadieu.
In a joint statement, the Department of National Defence and Canadian Forces said acting chief of defence staff Gen Wayne Eyre was told about the investigation two days before Cadieu was scheduled to take command of the army.
On Wednesday, military police confirmed they were investigating Cadieu, but said no further details would be provided. …
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