Canada offers C$900 million settlement to victims of sexual misconduct in military

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  • Saturday, 20 Jul 2019

OTTAWA/TORONTO (Reuters) - The Canadian government has made a C$900 million (£551 million) cash offer to settle lawsuits by victims of sexual harassment, sexual assault and gender-based discrimination in Canada's military.

In the settlement announced on Thursday, the government budgeted C$800 million (£489.93 million) in compensation for members of the armed forces, and C$100 million for Department of National Defence workers.

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