The Canadian Press

2015-03-04 | Lawson Steps Down

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Canada's top military officer confirms he's stepping down. General Tom Lawson says he has asked the Harper government not to extend his term as chief of defence staff this fall.

Date: 2015-03-04
Placeline: Undated.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 29 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << Lawson was given the post in mid-2012 although the role of chief of Defence staff has no time limit the average is about 3 years Lawson the 57 year old former fighter pilot says he wants to retire sources say he could be gone by summer that'll make it easier for the conservative government which is expected to be in full campaign mode in the fall for the election which is set for October 19th Bill Marshall the Canadian press >>