Senior Canadian military officer removed from post over alleged security leak

Xinhua News reports:

Canada’s second-highest-ranked military commander was removed from his post over allegations that technical information related to the country’s multibillion-dollar shipbuilding program may have been leaked, local media reported Tuesday.

Vice Chief of the Defense Staff Mark Norman, who was removed from his post Monday, was involved in the alleged leak of classified information on the building of new warships for the Royal Canadian Navy, The Globe and Mail newspaper quoted a source as saying.


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