If you ever wanted to know why no one has ever really paid attention to child sexual abuse on the various Canadian Armed Forces bases, it's because the Canadian Armed Forces are good at hiding and obscuring issues. A couple of years ago I filed an Access to Information to the Department of National Defence. … Continue reading Encryption and the art of hiding things.
I'll post a copy of the email I received from the Office of the Information Commissioner. SAMPIS does not have searchable fields that would give the age of the victims. This is what DND itself has told the OIC. DND has also told the OIC that records outside of the SAMPIS system cannot be searched. … Continue reading SAMPIS and other musings
The attitudes of society in general towards male victims of child sexual abuse has always been less than desirable. Males have always been seen to be the instigators of sexual assaults and never the victims of sexual assaults. If a male was he victim of a sexual assault, it was becuase he was weak, or … Continue reading Boys Beware
So, is the jurisdiction of the CFNIS really set in stone? One has to wonder why the CFNIS weren't involved in this matter.
Trying to define the jurisdiction of the CFNIS and the military police is about as easy as trying to nail jello to the wall. Sadly, this is more to do with the failure of Parliament to close the holes in the National Defence Act than anything else. https://cfbnamao.files.wordpress.com/2019/10/standing-committee-on-national-defence.mp4 In 1987, the Crown of Canada took … Continue reading Jurisdiction of the CFNIS