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General Tom Lawson, Canada’s Chief of the Defence Staff, addresses the Canadian Club of Ottawa on Nov. 19, 2013.
General Tom Lawson, Canada’s Chief of the Defence Staff, addresses the Canadian Club of Ottawa on Nov. 19, 2013.
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In Washington, Canada’s top soldier extols ‘agile’ military’s ally role

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Canada’s relatively small military is among the world’s most “engaged, agile, deployable and responsive,” says General Tom Lawson, the nation’s top soldier.