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Trudeau government spent $1.4M in failed Adm. Mark Norman prosecution

Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press Published Tuesday, January 28, 2020 12:13PM EST The federal government rang up more than $1.4 million in legal costs during the failed prosecution of retired vice-admiral Mark Norman. Revealed this week by Justice Minister David Lametti in a written response to a question from the

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Settlement process for Norman undertaken ‘independently’: Trudeau

OSAKA, Japan — The settlement between Vice-Admiral Mark Norman and the Defence Department was undertaken independently, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Saturday. Speaking at a closing press conference at the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, Trudeau said the government appreciates the process is “now concluded” but he didn’t say why

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Vice Adm. Mark Norman to retire from armed forces: DND

Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, June 26, 2019 3:42PM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, June 26, 2019 5:04PM EDT OTTAWA — Vice-Admiral Mark Norman is retiring from the Canadian Forces after reaching a “mutually acceptable agreement” with the government. The surprise announcement comes more than a month after Crown

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Confusion, bickering cloud of Senate committee’s planned Norman inquiry

OTTAWA — Confusion and partisan bickering are clouding a Senate committee’s plan to conduct an inquiry into the suspension and failed prosecution of Vice-Admiral Mark Norman. Conservative Sen. Jean-Guy Dagenais this morning accused Sen. Peter Harder, the government’s representative in the upper chamber, of all but killing the study by

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CDS decided to suspend Mark Norman, Sajjan says he supported decision

OTTAWA — Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says he supported the chief of defence staff’s decision to suspend Vice-Admiral Mark Norman in 2017, more than a year before he was charged with breach of trust for allegedly leaking government secrets about military procurement. But Sajjan says the decision was Gen.

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Vice-Admiral Mark Norman freed as Crown drops breach-of-trust case

Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, May 8, 2019 10:14AM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, May 8, 2019 11:14AM EDT OTTAWA — Vice-Admiral Mark Norman is a free man after federal Crown prosecutors stayed the breach-of-trust case against the military’s former second-in-command on Wednesday. The criminal case over alleged

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