The Canadian Press

2001-03-08 | Submarines Women

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Vice-Admiral Greg Maddison, the Chief of Maritime Staff, announced March 8th that women would be allowed to serve aboard Canada's new submarines. Maddison said men and women would not have segregated sleeping quarters. (New subs acquired by the navy are more spacious and require fewer crew members -- allowing for more privacy. The decision broke the final barrier to women in the military.)

Date: 2001-03-08
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 17 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << the accommodation spaces will not be segregated in a submarine every member of the crew is key to safe and effective operations accordingly bunks will be aligned on a functional basis regardless of gender >>


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