Letter to MND: Number Of Complaints On Sexual Misconduct – 1 Jan to 30 June 2016

28 July 2016

The Hon. Harjit S. Sajjan, PC, OMM, MSM, CD, MP
Minister of National Defence
National Defence Headquarters
Major-General George R. Pearkes Building
13th Floor, North Tower
101 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0K2


Dear Minister Sajjan,

As committed to in my letter dated 13 July 2016.

These are the number of complaints we have had in relation to sexual assault and sexual harassment between 1 Jan 2016 and 30 June 2016.


Complaints of sexual assault 8
Accused of sexual assault 1
Complaints of sexual harassment 7

 Accused of sexual harassment

Total 17


We will be submitting these stats twice a year, 30 June and 31 December.



Gary Walbourne

cc. Chief of the Defence Staff
Deputy Minister of National Defence

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