Tag: Defence Department

Defence Department Failed to Spend $1.2B in Approved Funding Last Year Due to Delays

OTTAWA—New figures show the Department of National Defence failed to spend more than $1.2 billion of its allotted budget last year, the majority due to delays in the purchase of new equipment for Canada’s military. The figures recently tabled in the House of Commons come six years after the federal Liberals promised an end to…


Military Police Investigating Misconduct Allegations Against Vance, Defence Department Confirms

The military police have started their investigation into allegations of misconduct against former chief of the defence staff Jonathan Vance, the Defence Department has confirmed. Vance is alleged to have engaged in inappropriate behaviour with two female subordinates. One is a relationship he had with a woman he significantly outranked. The other is a sexual…