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A few good women: Canada taps female generals amid military misconduct cases

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By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada is putting women generals into some of its most senior military posts, including one to run logistics for the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, after a series of misconduct allegations were levied against top male officers. Critics have complained the armed forces were not doing enough to address systemic problems with sexual harassment, identified in a landmark 2015 report. Admiral Art McDonald lasted barely six weeks in the job of chief of the defense staff, Canada’s top soldier, before stepping down in February for what were later revealed to be sexual m…

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