Defence minister's honour in question - Toronto Sun

Monday could be rough for Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan with political and military peers calling for his resignation. Certainly if Sun readers had their way, he would step down — 67% of 1,400 responding to a Sun poll said he should. But the problem ...

Harjit Sajjan must go - iPolitics.ca (subscription)

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Canadian Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan stand for the National Anthem of Canada during an Honor Cordon at the Pentagon, Monday, Feb. 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen). Michael Harris ...

Defence minister to face House of Commons after false claims about his role in Afghan war - National Post

Defense minister Harjit Sajjan will get a chance Monday to explain to Parliament why he tried to deceive an audience of Indian security experts by claiming that he was “the architect” of Canada's biggest military operation in Afghanistan. Sajjan is ...

Harjit Sajjan's remarks 'deviated from the prepared text' during now-infamous speech - Globalnews.ca

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan's controversial claim that he was the architect of Operation Medusa, a major offensive in Afghanistan led by Canadian forces in 2006, was not in the speech's prepared text, according to a senior government source close to ...

Canadian Defense Minister Admits He Exaggerated Role In Afghanistan Battle - The Daily Caller

Canadian Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan on Saturday apologized for exaggerating his role in one of his country's most celebrated battles in Afghanistan. Sajjan misrepresented his role while on an official visit to New Delhi, India on Apr. 18, when the ...

Defence minister apologizes to former comrades for claims about Afghan battle - Sudbury.com

OTTAWA — Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan offered a full apology to his former comrades-in-arms on Saturday, after claiming to have been the "architect" of Canada's largest battle in Afghanistan. 0. 2 h by: Canadian Press. cpt103402848. OTTAWA ...

Harjit Sajjan apologizes for claim about Afghan offensive - Toronto Star

Earlier this week, the federal defence minister falsely described himself as the architect of Operation Medusa in 2006. It is not the first time Sajjan has made the claim. Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan before a meeting with Indian ...

Harjit Sajjan apologizes for claiming he was architect of Operation Medusa - AppsforPCdaily

"On my first deployment to Kandahar in 2006, I was the architect of Operation Medusa where we removed 1,500 Taliban fighters off the battlefield...and I was proudly on the main assault". "If he's not trusted by the military, if Canadians can't believe ...

Canada's defence minister apologizes for embellishing role in Afghan operation - Toronto Sun

For embellishing his role in an iconic 2006 Afghanistan offensive, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan has apologized to the public and the troops he leads. His mea culpa for saying “I was the architect of Operation Medusa” came across as sincere. But will ...

Here's what Harjit Sajjan really did with OPERATION MEDUSA - National Observer

Controversy today swirls around Harjit Sajjan, Canada's Minister of Defence, for remarks that he was the "architect" of Operation Medusa, a major offensive in Afghanistan. Sajjan has apologized for that statement. It may help dispel confusion to read ...

Harjit Sajjan apologizes for overstating role in Operation Medusa - Macleans.ca

Minister of National Defence Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan responds to a question during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick. OTTAWA – Defence Minister ...

Harjit Sajjan issues Facebook apology for recent gaffe over role in 2006 offensive - Globalnews.ca

“I made a mistake in describing my role. I wish to retract that description and apologize for it,” Sajjan wrote. “I am truly sorry.” In a prepared speech in India earlier this week, Sajjan described himself as the “architect” of Operation Medusa, an ...

Sajjan 'truly sorry' for saying he was 'architect' of Afghanistan operation - CTV News

Minister of National Defence Harjit Sajjan has apologized for saying he was the “architect” of a key military operation in Afghanistan that dealt a serious blow to the Taliban, saying his remarks were a “mistake.” In a speech in New Delhi last week ...

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan pays price for rash battlefield boast - Hamilton Spectator

Harjit Sajjan offers clarification after claiming to be the “architect” of a major Canadian military offensive in Afghanistan almost a decade ago. Sajjan. Money Sharma, AFP/Getty Images. Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan inspects a Guard of Honour prior ...

What Harjit Sajjan really did while serving in Afghanistan - CBC.ca

Truth being the first casualty of war has taken a decidedly different turn with growing outrage in both the political and military communities about Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan's characterization of himself as the architect of Operation Medusa in ...

Canadian defence minister Sajjan apologises for claiming to be 'architect' of Afghanistan military op - Hindustan Times

Sajjan expressed “regret” for taking credit of Operation Medusa during his speech at a conference on Conflict Prevention and Peacekeeping. world Updated: Apr 30, 2017 09:10 IST. Anirudh Bhattacharyya Hindustan Times, Ottawa. Canada defence minister ...

Federal Conservative leadership candidate calling for Federal Defence Minister to step down - CKNW News Talk 980

A Conservative MP hoping to lead the party is asking one the Prime Minister's cabinet members to leave his post following a false claim. Erin O'Toole says Harjit Sajjan's exaggerated military claims should be met with the Vancouver South MP's resignation.

#SajjanBattles mocks defence minister for inflating his role fighting the Taliban - Globalnews.ca

Questions are being raised about Canada's defence minister after he was caught inflating his role on the battlefield. In a speech, Harjit Sajjan claimed to be the "architect" of a major offensive against the Taliban. But as David Akin explains, he wasn't.

The anatomy of Harjit Sajjan's Afghanistan operation apology - Macleans.ca

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan speaks during a conference on foreign affairs in Ottawa on Friday, Jan. 29, 2016. (Sean Kilpatrick/CP). A day before he backtracked from his false claim that he was the “architect” of Operation Medusa, one of the biggest ...

No questions allowed about Sajjan and his Op Medusa claims, says Gen. Vance - Ottawa Citizen

It's been an uncomfortable day for Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan since the National Post outlined how he had tried to take credit for planning a major battle in Afghanistan, and then had to kind of apologize since that wasn't true. In an April 18 ...