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Day: April 14, 2022

Does the CAF’s current dress code undermine inclusion and diversity?
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Does the CAF’s current dress code undermine inclusion and diversity?

  Ed Storey says NO On Nov. 1, 2021, the Canadian Armed Forces in-house newspaper The Maple Leaf published a message from Major-General Lise Bourgon, Acting Chief of Military Personnel, on “diversity, inclusion and culture change short-term initiatives.” “Canadian Armed Forces members can expect a refreshed Dress Instructions re-write,” she said, “focused on removing the barriers to members’ choice of clothing and other aspects of appearance. The changes will eliminate binary choices by allowing members the freedom to choose the uniform that makes them most comfortable. Changes to our appearance policies will see a new approach to our look, one that provides a single standard applicable to all which is safe, inclusive and modern. By removing language related to gender, and elim...

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