Survivors of military sexual misconduct have until Nov. 24 to make a claim under the $900-million Canadian Armed Forces and Department of National Defence sexual misconduct class-action settlement.
The settlement was approved by the Federal Court in 2019 in response to class actions filed by seven former CAF members for current and former members and civilian employees of CAF and DND.
Settlements are available to members and employees who experienced sexual misconduct up to Nov. 25, 2019. That misconduct includes sexual harassment, sexual assault and discrimination on the grounds of sex, gender, gender identity or sexual orientation.
“We encourage anyone who thinks they may be eligible to visit the settlement website,” said Tim Kerr, director of DND’s litigation implementatio...