Admiral McDonald plans to return as defence chief

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Admiral Art McDonald is planning to return to his position as commander of the Canadian Armed Forces after military police opted not to charge him last week following an investigation into his conductThe small number of J.

McDonald stepped down in February as chief of the defence staff as a result of a Canadian Forces National Investigation Service investigation into an allegation of misconduct.

But in a statement released Wednesdaybound fo, McDonald’s legal team said the naval officer would be returning to the position after the nearly six-month investigation “exonerated” him80 per cent of long-term-care residents.

“Given that it was his decision to step aside, it is now his decision — indeed obligation — to return to his dutiesThe trial in Edmonton provincial court is expected to last three to four days.,” reads the statement issued by lawyers Michael Edelson and Rory Fowler.

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