Release of Statistics Canada 2018 Survey on Sexual Misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces

Media advisory

May 17, 2019 — Ottawa, Ontario — National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

The Department of National Defence and Statistics Canada will hold a news conference to address the findings in the 2018 Statistics Canada Survey on Sexual Misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces on Wednesday, May 22, at 9 a.m. (EDT).

The findings will provide recent data and analysis on sexual assault, sexualized and discriminatory behaviours, and knowledge and perceptions of policies and responses to sexual misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces.

Statistics Canada will release the report online at 8:30a.m (EDT). Hard copies will be available for media on location for the news conference.

News Conference

When: May 22, 2019, report released: 8:30 a.m., news conference: 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. (EDT)

Where: Brigadier Malone Conference Room (formerly Conference Room D), 2 North Tower

National Defence Headquarters, 101 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario

Participants from Statistics Canada and the Canadian Armed Forces will deliver statements and answer questions.

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Notes to editor / news director:

Media representatives are asked to arrive no later than 8:30 a.m. Entrance will be through the Nicholas Street security gate. Media are asked to register by contacting the Media Relations Office at 613-996-2353. Please note there is limited available parking space for satellite trucks.

Media may also join the news conference by telephone by registering with the Department of National Defence Media Relations Office at 613-996-2353. The phone numbers for joining the teleconference will be provided upon registration.

Contacts

Media Relations
Department of National Defence
Phone: 613-996-2353
Email: mlo-blm@forces.gc.ca


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