The mother of a Canadian soldier who died by suicide says she’s furious after receiving a letter from Canada’s top general that she believes suggested her son didn’t deserve two medals awarded to him for his service.
The Harper government was under mounting pressure on Friday to release the uncensored version of an internal Defence Department report on the suicide of Cpl. Stuart Langridge and to say how it will overhaul the tarnished military police branch.
Defence Minister Jason Kenney says a report by a federal watchdog has clearly demonstrated military police were guilty of "wrongdoing and incompetence" in their investigations, and he promises to fix that.
The commander of the Canadian military police says withholding a soldier’s suicide note from his family was 'inexcusable,' in the wake of a scathing report that highlighted major flaws in the investigation of Cpl. Stuart Langridge’s death.
The pain and suffering endured by the family of an Edmonton soldier who killed himself should be used as a springboard for systemic changes to the treatment of veterans and their loved ones, the family's lawyer said Wednesday.
A soldier tasked with reviewing an investigation into an Afghan vet's suicide defended himself Thursday against allegations of bias. Sgt. Scott Shannon led the final investigation into how the military handled the life and death of Cpl. Stuart Langridge.
A Canadian Forces soldier who took his own life "ping-ponged" between a civilian medical system that didn't want to deal with him and a military system that didn't know what to do with him, his grieving stepfather told an inquiry Wednesday.