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New judge advocate general vows to correct delays and inefficiencies that mar Canada’s military justice system

Tuesday, July 03, 2018 @ 9:19 AM | By Cristin Schmitz

Commodore Geneviève Bernatchez says she and her team at the Office of the Judge Advocate General (JAG) of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) are working to fix the delays and inefficiencies in the military justice system that were spotlighted by Auditor General Michael Ferguson in his recent hard-hitting report.

In an exclusive interview before her June 27 first anniversary as superintendent of the military justice system, the new JAG said she accepts the auditor general’s diagnosis and takes “full responsibility” for implementing the remedial measures the...