Ethics scenarios: What would you do?

The following Defence Ethics Programme (DEP) scenarios and related commentary were published in The Maple Leaf, the monthly national newspaper of the Department of National Defence (DND) and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF).

Suggestions for ethical scenarios to be explored, personal experiences that could serve as examples and general comments are always welcome (anonymously, upon request) and can be sent via email. Reader and DEP commentary on scenarios will be published as it becomes available.

Scenarios - Ethically, what would you?


Reader's comments Publication date
Drinking on the job? Commentary August 2019
A Discriminatory Joke? Commentary April 2019
Politics on social media Commentary  August 2018
Diversity and dignity at work       Commentary June 2018
Emotional support and workload Commentary December 2017
Conference no show Commentary September 2017
Leave no one behind Commentary July 2017
The annual merit boards Commentary April 2017
The joy of giving Commentary March 2017
The kickback couple Commentary January 2017

Additional ethical scenarios from 2007-2014 are available on the Defence Team intranet (accessible only on the Government of Canada network).

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