Harjit Sajjan

Last updated on 2016-11-17T03:06+0300.

About this image

sign

Quotes... Extracted quotes from

Harjit Sajjan said : "We know that we have a lot more work to do to make sure we create an inclusive environment in the Canadian Armed Forces, and we will get it done," External link

CBC Sunday, June 20, 2021 5:15:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said ( about Erin O Toole ) : “Yesterday shows that Erin O’Toole is more focused on waging personal and partisan attacks than supporting the people who serve in our Canadian Armed Forces,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, June 18, 2021 7:33:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "We know that we have a lot more work to do to make sure we create an inclusive environment in the Canadian Armed Forces, and we will get it done," External link

CBC Friday, June 18, 2021 3:42:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "We know that we have a lot more work to do to make sure we create an inclusive environment in the Canadian Armed Forces and we will get it done," External link

CBC Thursday, June 17, 2021 11:09:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "When will the prime minister fire his incompetent minister?" External link

CBC Thursday, June 17, 2021 11:09:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "We know that we have a lot more work to do to make sure we create an inclusive environment in the Canadian Armed Forces and we will get it done," External link

CBC Wednesday, June 16, 2021 2:46:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "When will the prime minister fire his incompetent minister?" External link

CBC Wednesday, June 16, 2021 2:46:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "Our members and employees deserve an institution in which they can have full confidence," External link

timescolonist Tuesday, June 15, 2021 12:40:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "This inquiry deals with the potential substance of an allegation and, as an independent investigation process is underway, it would be inappropriate to comment further at this time," External link

CBC Thursday, May 20, 2021 1:01:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “The minister asked that the complainant receive any necessary support and stated that the investigation must take its due course,” External link

ctvnews Wednesday, May 19, 2021 2:00:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “As I have stated previously, I am committed to working to build a true culture of inclusion for the Canadian Armed Forces and the Department of National Defence, where everyone is treated with dignity and respect,” External link

680news Monday, May 17, 2021 1:52:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “As I have stated previously, I am committed to working to build a true culture of inclusion for the Canadian Armed Forces and The Department of National Defence, where everyone is treated with dignity and respect. We are committed to this lasting change – one that sheds toxic and outdated values, practices, and policies” External link

barrie Sunday, May 16, 2021 4:33:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “We remain focused on the vaccine rollout, with millions more vaccines arriving every week. The women and men of the Canadian Armed Forces will continue to fully support the vaccine rollout, as well as the rest of the government’s response to COVID-19 across Canada,” External link

barrie Sunday, May 16, 2021 4:33:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "We remain focused on deploying the millions of vaccines that arrive in Canada every week," "The men and women of the Canadian Armed Forces will continue to support the deployment of vaccines, as well as the rest of the government response to COVID-19 across Canada. As an investigation is underway, I will have no further comments at this time" External link

CBC Saturday, May 15, 2021 6:00:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “I went back to my office and got in touch with my chief of staff to make sure that the appropriate authority — in this case, PCO — was informed of this,” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, May 9, 2021 3:21:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan testified : “Our purpose was to inform the Privy Council Office so that an independent investigation could occur,” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, May 9, 2021 3:21:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan testified : “As the Minister of National Defence, I do not follow up because that would be interfering in an investigation,” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, May 9, 2021 3:21:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said ( about Staff Lt Gen ) : "I have spoken with the Acting Chief of the Defence Staff about consequences and next steps for the serious lapse in judgment," "All forms of sexual misconduct are unacceptable. We must always recognize the pain and suffering of those who have experienced sexual assault" External link

CBC Tuesday, May 4, 2021 11:28:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "To every member in the [Canadian Armed Forces], to every person in [the Department of National Defence] who has been affected by sexual harassment and violence and felt that we were not there to support you — I'm truly sorry," External link

CBC Tuesday, May 4, 2021 11:28:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "The reason we're conducting this review is because the changes that we're looking at are going to need to be far greater. It's possible changes are going to happen in organizational changes, where authorities will need to change. There possibly might be legislative changes as well," External link

CBC Sunday, May 2, 2021 6:32:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "As soon as any type of complaint was brought forward about him, or any other type of misconduct, I immediately notified the appropriate authorities to take action," External link

CBC Sunday, May 2, 2021 6:32:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan says : “We have made progress, but that progress was not enough,” External link

globalnews Sunday, May 2, 2021 6:25:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “It does not matter what the complaint actually was, a complaint was brought forward about the chief of defence staff, and at that time what we needed to do was take immediate action so that could be looked into properly, and that was done,” External link

ctvnews Sunday, May 2, 2021 2:52:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “We have to, when someone comes forward with a complaint, give it to outside of the political realm so it can be looked at, and that's exactly what took place here, hoping that an investigation would come forward. That's what I was hoping to occur,” External link

ctvnews Sunday, May 2, 2021 2:52:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said ( about Staff Lt Gen ) : "I have spoken with the Acting Chief of the Defence Staff about consequences and next steps for the serious lapse in judgment," "All forms of sexual misconduct are unacceptable. We must always recognize the pain and suffering of those who have experienced sexual assault" External link

CBC Saturday, May 1, 2021 3:05:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "To every member in the [Canadian Armed Forces], to every person in [the Department of National Defence] who has been affected by sexual harassment and violence and felt that we were not there to support you — I'm truly sorry," External link

CBC Saturday, May 1, 2021 3:05:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "I have spoken with the Acting Chief of the Defence Staff about consequences and next steps for the serious lapse in judgment," "All forms of sexual misconduct are unacceptable. We must always recognize the pain and suffering of those who have experienced sexual assault" External link

CBC Friday, April 30, 2021 9:23:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "To every member in the [Canadian Armed Forces], to every person in [the Department of National Defence] who has been affected by sexual harassment and violence and felt that we were not there to support you — I'm truly sorry," External link

CBC Friday, April 30, 2021 9:23:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "To every member in the [Canadian Armed Forces], to every person in [the Department of National Defence] who has been affected by sexual harassment and violence and felt that we were not there to support you — I'm truly sorry," External link

CBC Friday, April 30, 2021 7:54:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said ( about Louise Arbour ) : “Over the coming months, we expect Madame Arbour to provide concrete recommendations on how the Canadian Armed Forces and the Department of National Defence can address systemic misconduct they face, as well as offer recommended steps for implementing the necessary changes,” External link

ctvnews Friday, April 30, 2021 6:41:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan disse : "Está claro que não cumprimos nossa responsabilidade de proteger os membros de assédio e má conduta" External link

em Friday, April 30, 2021 12:20:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “This system needs to be focused on those who have experienced misconduct, be responsive to their needs, and be outside of the chain of command and the Department of National Defence,” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, April 29, 2021 8:14:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “Their goal is ensuring that our actions and behaviours reflect the very best parts of our organization, and Canadian society,” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, April 29, 2021 8:14:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said ( about Louise Arbour ) : “Over the coming months, we expect Madame Arbour to provide concrete recommendations on how the Canadian Armed Forces and the Department of National Defence can address systemic misconduct they face, as well as offer recommended steps for implementing the necessary changes,” External link

ctvnews Thursday, April 29, 2021 7:35:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan asked : “I want to make sure you’re talking about the Halifax International Security Forum, not their office that they have in Washington. Is that correct?” External link

politico Thursday, April 15, 2021 3:10:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “the government of Canada will not interfere with our choice of whom to recognize with the John McCain Prize for Leadership in Public Service” External link

theglobeandmail Wednesday, April 14, 2021 4:33:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan asked : “I want to make sure you’re talking about the Halifax International Security Forum, not their office that they have in Washington. Is that correct?” External link

politico Tuesday, April 13, 2021 3:30:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan replied : “When the funding request comes to me, as it does every year, I will take a look at it,” “I’ve given my public endorsement for the … forum” External link

politico Tuesday, April 13, 2021 3:30:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "When the funding request comes to me, as it does every year, I have stated I will take a look at it," External link

CBC Tuesday, April 13, 2021 6:04:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "The uncomfortable truth is that racism and discrimination exist in this country and the Department of National Defence (DND) and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) recognize that they are not exempt," External link

CBC Monday, April 12, 2021 11:29:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "My purpose, immediately, was to make sure whatever information the ombudsman had, I didn't want to accept it because I didn't want to possibly taint it," External link

CBC Thursday, April 8, 2021 11:09:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan told : “On our side of the House, we have a deep respect for the traditions of Parliament, and one of those traditions is a principle of ministerial accountability,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, April 6, 2021 9:02:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “She informed the Prime Minister’s Office of her actions that she had taken, but the clear point here is making sure there was independence of the investigation and that’s exactly what she did when she contacted Privy Council Office,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, April 6, 2021 9:02:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “We’re not exactly sure the number of times,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, April 6, 2021 8:19:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “To answer your question directly about follow-up, absolutely not,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, April 6, 2021 8:19:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan responded : “Did you follow up with anyone to ensure that the investigation was completed?” External link

globalnews Tuesday, April 6, 2021 8:19:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan responded : “As the Minister of National Defence, I do not follow up because that would be interfering in an investigation,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, April 6, 2021 8:19:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "His leadership in Nova Scotia's Black community was inspiring. We remember and honour his contributions to our country, and we will uphold his legacy and ensure these stories are told and heard," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 31, 2021 12:50:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan told : “We have the flexibility to put the resources in for what is needed given the current situation,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, March 31, 2021 12:22:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "Canada will remain a reliable partner in multinational operations around the world," "By renewing Operation IMPACT, we are reinforcing Canada's support to our NATO Allies and our partners in the Global Coalition, and continuing our important work in the Middle East" External link

CBC Tuesday, March 30, 2021 9:27:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "They stepped forward and volunteered for our country, only to be denied because of the colour of their skin — denied to fight in a so-called 'white-man's war,'" External link

timescolonist Monday, March 29, 2021 12:41:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “They stepped forward and volunteered for our country, only to be denied because of the colour of their skin — denied to fight in a so-called ‘white-man’s war,'” External link

680news Monday, March 29, 2021 12:27:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "His leadership in Nova Scotia's Black community was inspiring. We remember and honour his contributions to our country, and we will uphold his legacy and ensure these stories are told and heard," External link

CBC Sunday, March 28, 2021 10:04:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan told : "Drawing an elected official – a politician – into the sequence of an investigation would have been wrong and dangerous," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 24, 2021 2:04:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “It is because the minister took this concern so seriously, as he would with any allegations of misconduct, that he raised it to the appropriate independent authority outside of the department of national defence and the Canadian armed forces,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, March 20, 2021 2:27:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan told : “I very purposefully respected the investigative process to ensure that it remained independent,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, March 13, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “As I have said before, any investigation needs to run its course, no matter the rank, no matter the position of those involved. It must be free of political interference,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, March 13, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “Investigations into complaints like this should start with a proper investigative authority. Not with an elected official,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, March 13, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said ( about Gary Walbourne ) : “By Mr. Walbourne’s own admission, he was asked to provide details regarding this complaint to those appropriate authorities the very next day,” “But, unfortunately, he did not do so” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, March 13, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “We will do everything possible to rebuild the confidence that we have lost for those who have experienced misconduct,” External link

cp24 Friday, March 12, 2021 11:28:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “When made aware, I directed Admiral McDonald not to post Lieutenant-General Coates to an overseas posting,” External link

ottawacitizen Friday, March 12, 2021 1:41:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "Any allegations that were ever brought forward were immediately put forward to the proper authorities," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 10, 2021 1:21:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “With any time allegations were brought forward,” External link

680news Tuesday, March 9, 2021 3:59:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "As I have stated, I was as shocked as everyone else at the allegations that were made public last month. I can assure the committee, and all Canadians, that any allegations that were brought forward were very quickly put forward to the proper authorities, while respecting the need to protect the privacy of any individuals involved," External link

ctvnews Tuesday, March 9, 2021 12:39:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “I disagree with parts of the testimony that occurred in Committee today. As I have stated, I was as shocked as everyone else at the allegations that were made public last month,” External link

cknw Monday, March 8, 2021 3:43:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “I disagree with parts of the testimony that occurred in Committee today. As I have stated, I was as shocked as everyone else at the allegations that were made public last month,” External link

globalnews Monday, March 8, 2021 2:13:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan wrote : "In your conversation with Ms. Sherman [a senior PCO official], I trust you raised the allegations relating to the (Governor-in-Council) appointment that you raised with the Minister," External link

CBC Friday, March 5, 2021 12:08:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “As I have stated, I was as shocked as everyone else at the allegations that were made public last month. I can assure the committee, and all Canadians, that any allegations that were brought forward were very quickly put forward to the proper authorities, while respecting the need to protect the privacy of any individuals involved,” External link

ctvnews Thursday, March 4, 2021 4:44:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan replied : “Madam Chair, I have had many meetings with the former ombudsman to discuss important issues,” External link

ctvnews Thursday, March 4, 2021 4:44:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "The key most important piece of this is this, when you learn something, do you take action?" "Regardless of rank, or your position, regardless of [whether] you’re at the top or you’re a corporal, we will take everything seriously" External link

ctvnews Monday, March 1, 2021 4:00:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "The key most important piece of this is this, when you learn something, do you take action?" "Regardless of rank, or your position, regardless of [whether] you’re at the top or you’re a corporal, we will take everything seriously" External link

barrie Sunday, February 28, 2021 8:03:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "The key most important piece of this is this, when you learn something, do you take action?" "Regardless of rank, or your position, regardless of [whether] you’re at the top or you’re a corporal, we will take everything seriously" External link

ctvnews Sunday, February 28, 2021 3:58:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan wrote : “When made aware, I directed Admiral McDonald not to post Lieutenant-General Coates to an overseas posting,” External link

ottawacitizen Saturday, February 27, 2021 4:10:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “The Canadian Armed Forces has traditionally had a culture of masculinity. There are toxic elements of masculinity that have risen to the fore on numerous occasions,” “To bring about a complete and total culture change, we need to acknowledge this and tackle this head on. Though institutional culture change is complex and takes time, the time for patience is over” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, February 27, 2021 4:09:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "The only thing I can say is that I did learn about it recently," "I can tell you that he learned of it yesterday. I can't go into the details of this" External link

CBC Friday, February 26, 2021 6:09:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “We will get the answers and we will get to the bottom of this,” External link

barrie Friday, February 26, 2021 5:50:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “We will get the answers and we will get to the bottom of this,” External link

ctvnews Friday, February 26, 2021 4:25:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan says : “I take all allegations of misconduct seriously and continue to take strong action on any allegation of misconduct that is brought forward. No matter the rank, no matter the position,” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, February 25, 2021 12:46:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan indiqué : «J’ai nommé le lieutenant-général Wayne Eyre pour occuper à titre intérimaire le poste de chef d’état-major de la défense» External link

journaldemontreal Thursday, February 25, 2021 11:22:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan assuré : «Je continue d’agir de manière décisive lorsque des allégations d’inconduite sont présentées; peu importe le rang ou le poste qu’occupe la personne visée» External link

journaldemontreal Thursday, February 25, 2021 11:22:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan wrote : "As I have stated, I take all allegations of misconduct seriously and continue to take strong action on any allegation of misconduct that is brought forward," External link

CBC Thursday, February 25, 2021 8:41:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan says : “I take all allegations of misconduct seriously and continue to take strong action on any allegation of misconduct that is brought forward. No matter the rank, no matter the position,” External link

680news Thursday, February 25, 2021 8:00:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “I will have no further comment at this time due to the ongoing investigation,” External link

globalnews Thursday, February 25, 2021 7:59:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “We must prevent the fear and the barriers that prevent people from coming forward,” External link

globalnews Sunday, February 21, 2021 7:20:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “I was as shocked as everyone else was at the allegations that were made public two weeks ago,” External link

globalnews Saturday, February 20, 2021 7:08:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan told : "I was just as surprised as everyone else, but any time during my tenure as Minister of National Defence, if anything was brought to me, I always made sure it was quickly sent to the appropriate agency for a thorough investigation," External link

CBC Saturday, February 20, 2021 1:53:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “I was as shocked as everyone else was at the allegations that were made public two weeks ago,” External link

cknw Saturday, February 20, 2021 1:32:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “I was as shocked as everyone else was at the allegations that were made public two weeks ago,” External link

globalnews Saturday, February 20, 2021 1:04:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “I can assure you that anything that was forwarded was immediately passed on to the appropriate authorities” External link

cknw Sunday, February 7, 2021 10:44:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “I can assure you that anything that was forwarded was immediately passed on to the appropriate authorities” External link

globalnews Sunday, February 7, 2021 8:49:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “When allegations of sexual misconduct are brought to my attention, I have always taken them seriously. As I have often publicly stated, I have no tolerance for any form of sexual misconduct,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, February 3, 2021 10:36:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “When allegations of sexual misconduct are brought to my attention, I have always taken them seriously. As I have often publicly stated, I have no tolerance for any form of sexual misconduct,” External link

cknw Wednesday, February 3, 2021 2:44:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “Upon release from the military, he advocated for fair & just compensation for Indigenous Veterans who fought alongside their Canadian brothers & sisters but were not treated the same when they came home,” External link

globalnews Monday, February 1, 2021 7:13:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "Upon release from the military, he advocated for fair & just compensation for Indigenous Veterans who fought alongside their Canadian brothers & sisters but were not treated the same when they came home," External link

barrie Monday, February 1, 2021 2:42:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “Upon release from the military, he advocated for fair & just compensation for Indigenous Veterans who fought alongside their Canadian brothers & sisters but were not treated the same when they came home,” External link

citynews-ca Monday, February 1, 2021 7:33:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “Upon release from the military, he advocated for fair & just compensation for Indigenous Veterans who fought alongside their Canadian brothers & sisters but were not treated the same when they came home,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, February 1, 2021 3:32:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "Upon release from the military, he advocated for fair & just compensation for Indigenous Veterans who fought alongside their Canadian brothers & sisters but were not treated the same when they came home," External link

timescolonist Monday, February 1, 2021 3:10:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan cited : “China’s unpredictability, refusal to play by the rules and expanding footprint around the world” External link

yenisafak-en Monday, December 21, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “His legacy is far greater than just the work he was doing — it had a significant impact,” External link

timescolonist Saturday, December 19, 2020 11:57:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “His legacy is far greater than just the path he was doing — it had a significant impact,” External link

timescolonist Saturday, December 19, 2020 6:25:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan added : "The incidents we have seen inside the Canadian Armed Forces are disturbing," External link

CBC Thursday, December 17, 2020 9:28:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said ( about Team ) : “This loss, so close to the holidays, is felt by the entire Defence Team and by all Canadians,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, December 16, 2020 6:59:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “We are dedicating all available resources to search for Master Sailor Duane Earle, who went overboard, in hopes of bringing him home,” External link

barrie Wednesday, December 16, 2020 3:35:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “Our government always stands up for Canadians at home and abroad and this includes our relationship with China. But let me be very clear, we do not train with Chinese military,” External link

ctvnews Friday, December 11, 2020 8:38:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said ( about Rob Nicholson ) : “It was the previous government that actually signed a co-operation plan initiative in 2013 under Rob Nicholson, when he was the Minister of National Defence … because of the agreement they had signed, this is one of the reasons why we actually changed our approach because of the concerns the member outlined,” External link

ctvnews Friday, December 11, 2020 8:38:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “We will always stand up for Canadians who are arbitrarily detained. This is one of the reasons why we actually stopped our training with the Chinese,” External link

ctvnews Friday, December 11, 2020 8:38:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “I'm confident even within this timeframe that we'll have a good plan,” External link

ctvnews Saturday, November 28, 2020 3:30:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan wrote : “Foreign state-sponsored cyber programs are probing our critical infrastructure for vulnerabilities. Foreign efforts to influence public discourse through social media have become the ‘new normal.’ More than that, the internet is at a crossroads, with countries like China and Russia pushing to change the way it is governed, to turn it into a tool for censorship, surveillance, and state control,” External link

ctvnews Thursday, November 19, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan wrote : “Foreign state-sponsored cyber programs are probing our critical infrastructure for vulnerabilities. Foreign efforts to influence public discourse through social media have become the ‘new normal.’ More than that, the internet is at a crossroads, with countries like China and Russia pushing to change the way it is governed, to turn it into a tool for censorship, surveillance, and state control,” External link

barrie Thursday, November 19, 2020 1:27:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan wrote : “Foreign state-sponsored cyber programs are probing our critical infrastructure for vulnerabilities. Foreign efforts to influence public discourse through social media have become the ‘new normal.’ More than that, the internet is at a crossroads, with countries like China and Russia pushing to change the way it is governed, to turn it into a tool for censorship, surveillance, and state control,” External link

ctvnews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 11:25:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “Even with some of the sometimes-challenging information that was coming out, the support we got from the U.S. was always strong,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, November 13, 2020 10:10:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “That was a real treat and privilege for me because he fought on those grounds,” “To be there alongside him and many of his friends and veterans, was a true honour and I was just lucky to know him” External link

barrie Thursday, November 12, 2020 5:01:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “That was a real treat and privilege for me because he fought on those grounds,” “To be there alongside him and many of his friends and veterans, was a true honour and I was just lucky to know him” External link

barrie Thursday, November 12, 2020 2:41:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "He did not shy away from being at the ready to serve," External link

CBC Wednesday, November 11, 2020 1:36:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "I wish these regulations could be done almost immediately, but we also committed to consulting with the victims so that the regulations are done appropriately," External link

CBC Tuesday, November 3, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “The Canadian Armed Forces, the Defence Team and Canadians are mourning the loss of one of our own, Cpl James Choi,” External link

citynews-ca Monday, November 2, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan concludes ( about Cpl James ) : “I extend my deepest condolences to the family of Cpl. James Choi (and) his colleagues in the Royal Westminster Regiment in these difficult times. We’ll be here for you in your grief,” External link

barrie Sunday, November 1, 2020 9:48:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “The Canadian Armed Forces, the Defence Team and Canadians are mourning the loss of one of our own, Cpl James Choi,” External link

theglobeandmail Sunday, November 1, 2020 9:03:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “The Canadian Armed Forces, the Defence Team and Canadians are mourning the loss of one of our own, Cpl James Choi,” External link

cp24 Sunday, November 1, 2020 8:25:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “This type of hostage diplomacy is not what good rules-based-order nations do,” External link

aljazeera-en Thursday, October 22, 2020 11:34:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “This is something we’ve been aggressively dealing with not only since I became the minister, but as you know from the time I served (in the CAF) as well,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, October 22, 2020 11:01:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “There’s many steps along the way before you’re even allowed to take on greater responsibilities. But every single time we do identify (a problem), it is reviewed how this person got in, and are there things we can change to make things better,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, October 22, 2020 11:01:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “I’m just so disgusted by these types of (extremist) organizations that are trying to use the Canadian Armed Forces, that is there for protecting people. We’re coming up to Remembrance Day. (The Canadian Armed Forces) has fought tyranny, has fought those types of organizations,” “That is what they don’t understand” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, October 22, 2020 11:01:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “This type of hostage diplomacy is not what good rules-based-order nations do. So if you want to be part of the global rules-based order, we need to have greater predictability. And these are the types of things that go against the norm,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, October 13, 2020 11:22:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “This type of hostage diplomacy is not what good rules-based-order nations do. So if you want to be part of the global rules-based order, we need to have greater predictability. And these are the types of things that go against the norm,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, October 13, 2020 10:39:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "This report shows that too many officer-cadets have experienced sexual misconduct or discrimination," External link

CBC Thursday, October 8, 2020 8:39:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “These are some of the things that we will continue to monitor, and we need to monitor in NATO,” “That’s why we always talk about NATO needs to look 360. This is not just about being reactionary to a problem. It’s about making sure any nation out there sees the collective will of what NATO brings to the table and that’s that strong message of defence and deterrence” External link

crestonvalleyadvance Thursday, October 8, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “This type of hostage diplomacy is not what good rules-based-order nations do. So, if you want to be part of the global rules-based order, we need to have greater predictability,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:24:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "These are some of the things that we will continue to monitor, and we need to monitor in NATO," "That's why we always talk about NATO needs to look 360. This is not just about being reactionary to a problem. It's about making sure any nation out there sees the collective will of what NATO brings to the table and that's that strong message of defence and deterrence" External link

ctvnews Wednesday, October 7, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "At the end of the day you look at the reality of what's in front of you and then you look at who is the best person to be able to lead during this time," External link

timescolonist Wednesday, September 16, 2020 12:39:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "Canadians will not forget their sacrifice and having served alongside them, I know the American military and everyday Americans will not forget that Canada was there for them in their time of need," External link

ctvnews Sunday, September 13, 2020 2:16:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “Having served with so many people, I know some friends who are suffering, some friends who suffered so much they made the choice it was not worth living,” “We need to make sure these programs continue because they save lives” External link

barrie Saturday, September 12, 2020 10:23:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “When our friend and ally was attacked on 9/11, Canada was there for America that day and throughout the entire Afghanistan campaign. One hundred and sixty-one Canadians made the ultimate sacrifice in the name of our collective peace and security,” External link

ruvr-en Friday, August 28, 2020 2:27:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “When our friend and ally was attacked on 9/11, Canada was there for America that day and throughout the entire Afghanistan campaign. One hundred and sixty-one Canadians made the ultimate sacrifice in the name of our collective peace and security,” External link

rian-en Friday, August 28, 2020 2:17:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan told : "My view has been very clear — any type of behaviour like this is totally unacceptable," External link

CBC Wednesday, August 26, 2020 12:14:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "Those are the questions that I'm asking right now and looking at, and trying to get to the bottom of what has happened," External link

CBC Friday, August 21, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "A lot has changed between 1970 and 2020. It has brought a lot of unique challenges for not only Canada, but for the entire global community," External link

CBC Saturday, August 8, 2020 6:26:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “We are providing support to the member,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, August 5, 2020 8:53:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “The Canadian Armed Forces are playing an important role in transporting critical supplies and personnel to support the UN in the region,” External link

theepochtimes Monday, August 3, 2020 3:49:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “The Canadian Armed Forces are playing an important role in transporting critical supplies and personnel to support the UN in the region,” External link

cknw Monday, August 3, 2020 7:05:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan déclaré : "Nous allons continuer de promouvoir la démocratie, les droits de l'homme et l'Etat de droit avec notre aide militaire jusqu'à fin mars 2019" External link

afp-fr Monday, March 6, 2017 11:20:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan estimé : "Le Canada reste à l'avant-plan des efforts internationaux déployés en réponse à l'agression de la Russie en Ukraine" External link

afp-fr Monday, March 6, 2017 11:20:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan ajoute : «Nous sommes tous perdants d'un événement semblable» External link

lapresse-CA Monday, February 13, 2017 2:21:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
secretary50.00%EN01/07/201707/01/2017
minister of national defence50.00%EN11/16/201616/11/2016
Names Lang Count
Harjit SajjanEN83.02%
Harjit SajjanFR16.98%


 
Show/hide duplicate news articles.
<<10<12345678910>>>10
 
Show/hide duplicate news articles.
<<10<12345678910>>>10

Tools

Load latest edition

Thursday, September 16, 2021

10:23:00 PM EAT

Languages Collapse menu...Expand menu...

Select your languages

af
am
ar
de
en
es
fr
ha
pt
rw
sw
all
Show additional languagesHide additional languages

Interface:

Legend Collapse menu...Expand menu...


Quotes... Explore Relations


EMM Visual Explorer


Quotes... Extracted quotes about

Erin O Toole said ( about Harjit Sajjan ) : "There is no leadership from minister Sajjan. Not a single person I know that served in the military, or is there now, has respect for the minister," External link

CBC Monday, June 14, 2021 9:35:00 PM EAT

Erin O Toole told ( about Harjit Sajjan ) : “There is no leadership from Sajjan, no respect for him given his role in covering this up,” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, June 14, 2021 9:00:00 PM EAT

Erin O Toole said ( about Harjit Sajjan ) : "There is no leadership from minister Sajjan. Not a single person I know that served in the military, or is there now, has respect for the minister," External link

CBC Monday, June 14, 2021 8:05:00 PM EAT

Chrystia Freeland said ( about Harjit Sajjan ) : “I’ve worked closely with Minister Sajjan, and I can tell you he is deeply, deeply committed to serving Canada. He is deeply committed to diversity and fairness for everyone,” “He is very supportive of women and I have a great deal of confidence in him” External link

globalnews Sunday, April 25, 2021 6:59:00 PM EAT

James Bezan said ( about Harjit Sajjan ) : “More than half the money promised is being shuffled from within the current defence budget and there is no promise of full independent oversight for sexual misconduct, especially at the highest ranks,” “This budget fails our women and men in uniform at the same time Minister Sajjan continues to cover up his failure to investigate sexual misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces” External link

theglobeandmail Wednesday, April 21, 2021 5:36:00 AM EAT

Pablo Rodriguez défendu ( about Harjit Sajjan ) : «La priorité du ministre de notre gouvernement, c'est d'éliminer toute forme de comportement inapproprié au sein de nos Forces. Oui, le gouvernement a confiance en M. Sajjan» External link

journaldemontreal Friday, March 5, 2021 7:10:00 AM EAT

James Bezan said ( about Harjit Sajjan ) : “With every non-answer from Minister Sajjan, the more it looks like the Liberals are trying to cover up their mishandling of serious allegations of sexual misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces,” External link

cknw Tuesday, February 23, 2021 3:06:00 PM EAT

AfricaBrief

Harjit Sajjan

Last updated on 2016-11-17T03:06+0300.

About this image

sign

Quotes... Extracted quotes from

Harjit Sajjan said : "We know that we have a lot more work to do to make sure we create an inclusive environment in the Canadian Armed Forces, and we will get it done," External link

CBC Sunday, June 20, 2021 5:15:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said ( about Erin O Toole ) : “Yesterday shows that Erin O’Toole is more focused on waging personal and partisan attacks than supporting the people who serve in our Canadian Armed Forces,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, June 18, 2021 7:33:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "We know that we have a lot more work to do to make sure we create an inclusive environment in the Canadian Armed Forces, and we will get it done," External link

CBC Friday, June 18, 2021 3:42:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "We know that we have a lot more work to do to make sure we create an inclusive environment in the Canadian Armed Forces and we will get it done," External link

CBC Thursday, June 17, 2021 11:09:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "When will the prime minister fire his incompetent minister?" External link

CBC Thursday, June 17, 2021 11:09:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "We know that we have a lot more work to do to make sure we create an inclusive environment in the Canadian Armed Forces and we will get it done," External link

CBC Wednesday, June 16, 2021 2:46:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "When will the prime minister fire his incompetent minister?" External link

CBC Wednesday, June 16, 2021 2:46:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "Our members and employees deserve an institution in which they can have full confidence," External link

timescolonist Tuesday, June 15, 2021 12:40:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "This inquiry deals with the potential substance of an allegation and, as an independent investigation process is underway, it would be inappropriate to comment further at this time," External link

CBC Thursday, May 20, 2021 1:01:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “The minister asked that the complainant receive any necessary support and stated that the investigation must take its due course,” External link

ctvnews Wednesday, May 19, 2021 2:00:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “As I have stated previously, I am committed to working to build a true culture of inclusion for the Canadian Armed Forces and the Department of National Defence, where everyone is treated with dignity and respect,” External link

680news Monday, May 17, 2021 1:52:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “As I have stated previously, I am committed to working to build a true culture of inclusion for the Canadian Armed Forces and The Department of National Defence, where everyone is treated with dignity and respect. We are committed to this lasting change – one that sheds toxic and outdated values, practices, and policies” External link

barrie Sunday, May 16, 2021 4:33:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “We remain focused on the vaccine rollout, with millions more vaccines arriving every week. The women and men of the Canadian Armed Forces will continue to fully support the vaccine rollout, as well as the rest of the government’s response to COVID-19 across Canada,” External link

barrie Sunday, May 16, 2021 4:33:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "We remain focused on deploying the millions of vaccines that arrive in Canada every week," "The men and women of the Canadian Armed Forces will continue to support the deployment of vaccines, as well as the rest of the government response to COVID-19 across Canada. As an investigation is underway, I will have no further comments at this time" External link

CBC Saturday, May 15, 2021 6:00:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “I went back to my office and got in touch with my chief of staff to make sure that the appropriate authority — in this case, PCO — was informed of this,” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, May 9, 2021 3:21:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan testified : “Our purpose was to inform the Privy Council Office so that an independent investigation could occur,” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, May 9, 2021 3:21:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan testified : “As the Minister of National Defence, I do not follow up because that would be interfering in an investigation,” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, May 9, 2021 3:21:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said ( about Staff Lt Gen ) : "I have spoken with the Acting Chief of the Defence Staff about consequences and next steps for the serious lapse in judgment," "All forms of sexual misconduct are unacceptable. We must always recognize the pain and suffering of those who have experienced sexual assault" External link

CBC Tuesday, May 4, 2021 11:28:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "To every member in the [Canadian Armed Forces], to every person in [the Department of National Defence] who has been affected by sexual harassment and violence and felt that we were not there to support you — I'm truly sorry," External link

CBC Tuesday, May 4, 2021 11:28:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "The reason we're conducting this review is because the changes that we're looking at are going to need to be far greater. It's possible changes are going to happen in organizational changes, where authorities will need to change. There possibly might be legislative changes as well," External link

CBC Sunday, May 2, 2021 6:32:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "As soon as any type of complaint was brought forward about him, or any other type of misconduct, I immediately notified the appropriate authorities to take action," External link

CBC Sunday, May 2, 2021 6:32:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan says : “We have made progress, but that progress was not enough,” External link

globalnews Sunday, May 2, 2021 6:25:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “It does not matter what the complaint actually was, a complaint was brought forward about the chief of defence staff, and at that time what we needed to do was take immediate action so that could be looked into properly, and that was done,” External link

ctvnews Sunday, May 2, 2021 2:52:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “We have to, when someone comes forward with a complaint, give it to outside of the political realm so it can be looked at, and that's exactly what took place here, hoping that an investigation would come forward. That's what I was hoping to occur,” External link

ctvnews Sunday, May 2, 2021 2:52:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said ( about Staff Lt Gen ) : "I have spoken with the Acting Chief of the Defence Staff about consequences and next steps for the serious lapse in judgment," "All forms of sexual misconduct are unacceptable. We must always recognize the pain and suffering of those who have experienced sexual assault" External link

CBC Saturday, May 1, 2021 3:05:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "To every member in the [Canadian Armed Forces], to every person in [the Department of National Defence] who has been affected by sexual harassment and violence and felt that we were not there to support you — I'm truly sorry," External link

CBC Saturday, May 1, 2021 3:05:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "I have spoken with the Acting Chief of the Defence Staff about consequences and next steps for the serious lapse in judgment," "All forms of sexual misconduct are unacceptable. We must always recognize the pain and suffering of those who have experienced sexual assault" External link

CBC Friday, April 30, 2021 9:23:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "To every member in the [Canadian Armed Forces], to every person in [the Department of National Defence] who has been affected by sexual harassment and violence and felt that we were not there to support you — I'm truly sorry," External link

CBC Friday, April 30, 2021 9:23:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "To every member in the [Canadian Armed Forces], to every person in [the Department of National Defence] who has been affected by sexual harassment and violence and felt that we were not there to support you — I'm truly sorry," External link

CBC Friday, April 30, 2021 7:54:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said ( about Louise Arbour ) : “Over the coming months, we expect Madame Arbour to provide concrete recommendations on how the Canadian Armed Forces and the Department of National Defence can address systemic misconduct they face, as well as offer recommended steps for implementing the necessary changes,” External link

ctvnews Friday, April 30, 2021 6:41:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan disse : "Está claro que não cumprimos nossa responsabilidade de proteger os membros de assédio e má conduta" External link

em Friday, April 30, 2021 12:20:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “This system needs to be focused on those who have experienced misconduct, be responsive to their needs, and be outside of the chain of command and the Department of National Defence,” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, April 29, 2021 8:14:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “Their goal is ensuring that our actions and behaviours reflect the very best parts of our organization, and Canadian society,” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, April 29, 2021 8:14:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said ( about Louise Arbour ) : “Over the coming months, we expect Madame Arbour to provide concrete recommendations on how the Canadian Armed Forces and the Department of National Defence can address systemic misconduct they face, as well as offer recommended steps for implementing the necessary changes,” External link

ctvnews Thursday, April 29, 2021 7:35:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan asked : “I want to make sure you’re talking about the Halifax International Security Forum, not their office that they have in Washington. Is that correct?” External link

politico Thursday, April 15, 2021 3:10:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “the government of Canada will not interfere with our choice of whom to recognize with the John McCain Prize for Leadership in Public Service” External link

theglobeandmail Wednesday, April 14, 2021 4:33:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan asked : “I want to make sure you’re talking about the Halifax International Security Forum, not their office that they have in Washington. Is that correct?” External link

politico Tuesday, April 13, 2021 3:30:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan replied : “When the funding request comes to me, as it does every year, I will take a look at it,” “I’ve given my public endorsement for the … forum” External link

politico Tuesday, April 13, 2021 3:30:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "When the funding request comes to me, as it does every year, I have stated I will take a look at it," External link

CBC Tuesday, April 13, 2021 6:04:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "The uncomfortable truth is that racism and discrimination exist in this country and the Department of National Defence (DND) and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) recognize that they are not exempt," External link

CBC Monday, April 12, 2021 11:29:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "My purpose, immediately, was to make sure whatever information the ombudsman had, I didn't want to accept it because I didn't want to possibly taint it," External link

CBC Thursday, April 8, 2021 11:09:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan told : “On our side of the House, we have a deep respect for the traditions of Parliament, and one of those traditions is a principle of ministerial accountability,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, April 6, 2021 9:02:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “She informed the Prime Minister’s Office of her actions that she had taken, but the clear point here is making sure there was independence of the investigation and that’s exactly what she did when she contacted Privy Council Office,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, April 6, 2021 9:02:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “We’re not exactly sure the number of times,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, April 6, 2021 8:19:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “To answer your question directly about follow-up, absolutely not,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, April 6, 2021 8:19:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan responded : “Did you follow up with anyone to ensure that the investigation was completed?” External link

globalnews Tuesday, April 6, 2021 8:19:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan responded : “As the Minister of National Defence, I do not follow up because that would be interfering in an investigation,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, April 6, 2021 8:19:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "His leadership in Nova Scotia's Black community was inspiring. We remember and honour his contributions to our country, and we will uphold his legacy and ensure these stories are told and heard," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 31, 2021 12:50:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan told : “We have the flexibility to put the resources in for what is needed given the current situation,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, March 31, 2021 12:22:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "Canada will remain a reliable partner in multinational operations around the world," "By renewing Operation IMPACT, we are reinforcing Canada's support to our NATO Allies and our partners in the Global Coalition, and continuing our important work in the Middle East" External link

CBC Tuesday, March 30, 2021 9:27:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "They stepped forward and volunteered for our country, only to be denied because of the colour of their skin — denied to fight in a so-called 'white-man's war,'" External link

timescolonist Monday, March 29, 2021 12:41:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “They stepped forward and volunteered for our country, only to be denied because of the colour of their skin — denied to fight in a so-called ‘white-man’s war,'” External link

680news Monday, March 29, 2021 12:27:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "His leadership in Nova Scotia's Black community was inspiring. We remember and honour his contributions to our country, and we will uphold his legacy and ensure these stories are told and heard," External link

CBC Sunday, March 28, 2021 10:04:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan told : "Drawing an elected official – a politician – into the sequence of an investigation would have been wrong and dangerous," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 24, 2021 2:04:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “It is because the minister took this concern so seriously, as he would with any allegations of misconduct, that he raised it to the appropriate independent authority outside of the department of national defence and the Canadian armed forces,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, March 20, 2021 2:27:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan told : “I very purposefully respected the investigative process to ensure that it remained independent,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, March 13, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “As I have said before, any investigation needs to run its course, no matter the rank, no matter the position of those involved. It must be free of political interference,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, March 13, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “Investigations into complaints like this should start with a proper investigative authority. Not with an elected official,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, March 13, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said ( about Gary Walbourne ) : “By Mr. Walbourne’s own admission, he was asked to provide details regarding this complaint to those appropriate authorities the very next day,” “But, unfortunately, he did not do so” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, March 13, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “We will do everything possible to rebuild the confidence that we have lost for those who have experienced misconduct,” External link

cp24 Friday, March 12, 2021 11:28:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “When made aware, I directed Admiral McDonald not to post Lieutenant-General Coates to an overseas posting,” External link

ottawacitizen Friday, March 12, 2021 1:41:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "Any allegations that were ever brought forward were immediately put forward to the proper authorities," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 10, 2021 1:21:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “With any time allegations were brought forward,” External link

680news Tuesday, March 9, 2021 3:59:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "As I have stated, I was as shocked as everyone else at the allegations that were made public last month. I can assure the committee, and all Canadians, that any allegations that were brought forward were very quickly put forward to the proper authorities, while respecting the need to protect the privacy of any individuals involved," External link

ctvnews Tuesday, March 9, 2021 12:39:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “I disagree with parts of the testimony that occurred in Committee today. As I have stated, I was as shocked as everyone else at the allegations that were made public last month,” External link

cknw Monday, March 8, 2021 3:43:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “I disagree with parts of the testimony that occurred in Committee today. As I have stated, I was as shocked as everyone else at the allegations that were made public last month,” External link

globalnews Monday, March 8, 2021 2:13:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan wrote : "In your conversation with Ms. Sherman [a senior PCO official], I trust you raised the allegations relating to the (Governor-in-Council) appointment that you raised with the Minister," External link

CBC Friday, March 5, 2021 12:08:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “As I have stated, I was as shocked as everyone else at the allegations that were made public last month. I can assure the committee, and all Canadians, that any allegations that were brought forward were very quickly put forward to the proper authorities, while respecting the need to protect the privacy of any individuals involved,” External link

ctvnews Thursday, March 4, 2021 4:44:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan replied : “Madam Chair, I have had many meetings with the former ombudsman to discuss important issues,” External link

ctvnews Thursday, March 4, 2021 4:44:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "The key most important piece of this is this, when you learn something, do you take action?" "Regardless of rank, or your position, regardless of [whether] you’re at the top or you’re a corporal, we will take everything seriously" External link

ctvnews Monday, March 1, 2021 4:00:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "The key most important piece of this is this, when you learn something, do you take action?" "Regardless of rank, or your position, regardless of [whether] you’re at the top or you’re a corporal, we will take everything seriously" External link

barrie Sunday, February 28, 2021 8:03:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "The key most important piece of this is this, when you learn something, do you take action?" "Regardless of rank, or your position, regardless of [whether] you’re at the top or you’re a corporal, we will take everything seriously" External link

ctvnews Sunday, February 28, 2021 3:58:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan wrote : “When made aware, I directed Admiral McDonald not to post Lieutenant-General Coates to an overseas posting,” External link

ottawacitizen Saturday, February 27, 2021 4:10:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “The Canadian Armed Forces has traditionally had a culture of masculinity. There are toxic elements of masculinity that have risen to the fore on numerous occasions,” “To bring about a complete and total culture change, we need to acknowledge this and tackle this head on. Though institutional culture change is complex and takes time, the time for patience is over” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, February 27, 2021 4:09:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "The only thing I can say is that I did learn about it recently," "I can tell you that he learned of it yesterday. I can't go into the details of this" External link

CBC Friday, February 26, 2021 6:09:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “We will get the answers and we will get to the bottom of this,” External link

barrie Friday, February 26, 2021 5:50:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “We will get the answers and we will get to the bottom of this,” External link

ctvnews Friday, February 26, 2021 4:25:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan says : “I take all allegations of misconduct seriously and continue to take strong action on any allegation of misconduct that is brought forward. No matter the rank, no matter the position,” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, February 25, 2021 12:46:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan indiqué : «J’ai nommé le lieutenant-général Wayne Eyre pour occuper à titre intérimaire le poste de chef d’état-major de la défense» External link

journaldemontreal Thursday, February 25, 2021 11:22:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan assuré : «Je continue d’agir de manière décisive lorsque des allégations d’inconduite sont présentées; peu importe le rang ou le poste qu’occupe la personne visée» External link

journaldemontreal Thursday, February 25, 2021 11:22:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan wrote : "As I have stated, I take all allegations of misconduct seriously and continue to take strong action on any allegation of misconduct that is brought forward," External link

CBC Thursday, February 25, 2021 8:41:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan says : “I take all allegations of misconduct seriously and continue to take strong action on any allegation of misconduct that is brought forward. No matter the rank, no matter the position,” External link

680news Thursday, February 25, 2021 8:00:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “I will have no further comment at this time due to the ongoing investigation,” External link

globalnews Thursday, February 25, 2021 7:59:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “We must prevent the fear and the barriers that prevent people from coming forward,” External link

globalnews Sunday, February 21, 2021 7:20:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “I was as shocked as everyone else was at the allegations that were made public two weeks ago,” External link

globalnews Saturday, February 20, 2021 7:08:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan told : "I was just as surprised as everyone else, but any time during my tenure as Minister of National Defence, if anything was brought to me, I always made sure it was quickly sent to the appropriate agency for a thorough investigation," External link

CBC Saturday, February 20, 2021 1:53:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “I was as shocked as everyone else was at the allegations that were made public two weeks ago,” External link

cknw Saturday, February 20, 2021 1:32:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “I was as shocked as everyone else was at the allegations that were made public two weeks ago,” External link

globalnews Saturday, February 20, 2021 1:04:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “I can assure you that anything that was forwarded was immediately passed on to the appropriate authorities” External link

cknw Sunday, February 7, 2021 10:44:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “I can assure you that anything that was forwarded was immediately passed on to the appropriate authorities” External link

globalnews Sunday, February 7, 2021 8:49:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “When allegations of sexual misconduct are brought to my attention, I have always taken them seriously. As I have often publicly stated, I have no tolerance for any form of sexual misconduct,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, February 3, 2021 10:36:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “When allegations of sexual misconduct are brought to my attention, I have always taken them seriously. As I have often publicly stated, I have no tolerance for any form of sexual misconduct,” External link

cknw Wednesday, February 3, 2021 2:44:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “Upon release from the military, he advocated for fair & just compensation for Indigenous Veterans who fought alongside their Canadian brothers & sisters but were not treated the same when they came home,” External link

globalnews Monday, February 1, 2021 7:13:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "Upon release from the military, he advocated for fair & just compensation for Indigenous Veterans who fought alongside their Canadian brothers & sisters but were not treated the same when they came home," External link

barrie Monday, February 1, 2021 2:42:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “Upon release from the military, he advocated for fair & just compensation for Indigenous Veterans who fought alongside their Canadian brothers & sisters but were not treated the same when they came home,” External link

citynews-ca Monday, February 1, 2021 7:33:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “Upon release from the military, he advocated for fair & just compensation for Indigenous Veterans who fought alongside their Canadian brothers & sisters but were not treated the same when they came home,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, February 1, 2021 3:32:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "Upon release from the military, he advocated for fair & just compensation for Indigenous Veterans who fought alongside their Canadian brothers & sisters but were not treated the same when they came home," External link

timescolonist Monday, February 1, 2021 3:10:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan cited : “China’s unpredictability, refusal to play by the rules and expanding footprint around the world” External link

yenisafak-en Monday, December 21, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “His legacy is far greater than just the work he was doing — it had a significant impact,” External link

timescolonist Saturday, December 19, 2020 11:57:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “His legacy is far greater than just the path he was doing — it had a significant impact,” External link

timescolonist Saturday, December 19, 2020 6:25:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan added : "The incidents we have seen inside the Canadian Armed Forces are disturbing," External link

CBC Thursday, December 17, 2020 9:28:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said ( about Team ) : “This loss, so close to the holidays, is felt by the entire Defence Team and by all Canadians,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, December 16, 2020 6:59:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “We are dedicating all available resources to search for Master Sailor Duane Earle, who went overboard, in hopes of bringing him home,” External link

barrie Wednesday, December 16, 2020 3:35:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “Our government always stands up for Canadians at home and abroad and this includes our relationship with China. But let me be very clear, we do not train with Chinese military,” External link

ctvnews Friday, December 11, 2020 8:38:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said ( about Rob Nicholson ) : “It was the previous government that actually signed a co-operation plan initiative in 2013 under Rob Nicholson, when he was the Minister of National Defence … because of the agreement they had signed, this is one of the reasons why we actually changed our approach because of the concerns the member outlined,” External link

ctvnews Friday, December 11, 2020 8:38:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “We will always stand up for Canadians who are arbitrarily detained. This is one of the reasons why we actually stopped our training with the Chinese,” External link

ctvnews Friday, December 11, 2020 8:38:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “I'm confident even within this timeframe that we'll have a good plan,” External link

ctvnews Saturday, November 28, 2020 3:30:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan wrote : “Foreign state-sponsored cyber programs are probing our critical infrastructure for vulnerabilities. Foreign efforts to influence public discourse through social media have become the ‘new normal.’ More than that, the internet is at a crossroads, with countries like China and Russia pushing to change the way it is governed, to turn it into a tool for censorship, surveillance, and state control,” External link

ctvnews Thursday, November 19, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan wrote : “Foreign state-sponsored cyber programs are probing our critical infrastructure for vulnerabilities. Foreign efforts to influence public discourse through social media have become the ‘new normal.’ More than that, the internet is at a crossroads, with countries like China and Russia pushing to change the way it is governed, to turn it into a tool for censorship, surveillance, and state control,” External link

barrie Thursday, November 19, 2020 1:27:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan wrote : “Foreign state-sponsored cyber programs are probing our critical infrastructure for vulnerabilities. Foreign efforts to influence public discourse through social media have become the ‘new normal.’ More than that, the internet is at a crossroads, with countries like China and Russia pushing to change the way it is governed, to turn it into a tool for censorship, surveillance, and state control,” External link

ctvnews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 11:25:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “Even with some of the sometimes-challenging information that was coming out, the support we got from the U.S. was always strong,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, November 13, 2020 10:10:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “That was a real treat and privilege for me because he fought on those grounds,” “To be there alongside him and many of his friends and veterans, was a true honour and I was just lucky to know him” External link

barrie Thursday, November 12, 2020 5:01:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “That was a real treat and privilege for me because he fought on those grounds,” “To be there alongside him and many of his friends and veterans, was a true honour and I was just lucky to know him” External link

barrie Thursday, November 12, 2020 2:41:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "He did not shy away from being at the ready to serve," External link

CBC Wednesday, November 11, 2020 1:36:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "I wish these regulations could be done almost immediately, but we also committed to consulting with the victims so that the regulations are done appropriately," External link

CBC Tuesday, November 3, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “The Canadian Armed Forces, the Defence Team and Canadians are mourning the loss of one of our own, Cpl James Choi,” External link

citynews-ca Monday, November 2, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan concludes ( about Cpl James ) : “I extend my deepest condolences to the family of Cpl. James Choi (and) his colleagues in the Royal Westminster Regiment in these difficult times. We’ll be here for you in your grief,” External link

barrie Sunday, November 1, 2020 9:48:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “The Canadian Armed Forces, the Defence Team and Canadians are mourning the loss of one of our own, Cpl James Choi,” External link

theglobeandmail Sunday, November 1, 2020 9:03:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “The Canadian Armed Forces, the Defence Team and Canadians are mourning the loss of one of our own, Cpl James Choi,” External link

cp24 Sunday, November 1, 2020 8:25:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “This type of hostage diplomacy is not what good rules-based-order nations do,” External link

aljazeera-en Thursday, October 22, 2020 11:34:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “This is something we’ve been aggressively dealing with not only since I became the minister, but as you know from the time I served (in the CAF) as well,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, October 22, 2020 11:01:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “There’s many steps along the way before you’re even allowed to take on greater responsibilities. But every single time we do identify (a problem), it is reviewed how this person got in, and are there things we can change to make things better,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, October 22, 2020 11:01:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “I’m just so disgusted by these types of (extremist) organizations that are trying to use the Canadian Armed Forces, that is there for protecting people. We’re coming up to Remembrance Day. (The Canadian Armed Forces) has fought tyranny, has fought those types of organizations,” “That is what they don’t understand” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, October 22, 2020 11:01:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “This type of hostage diplomacy is not what good rules-based-order nations do. So if you want to be part of the global rules-based order, we need to have greater predictability. And these are the types of things that go against the norm,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, October 13, 2020 11:22:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “This type of hostage diplomacy is not what good rules-based-order nations do. So if you want to be part of the global rules-based order, we need to have greater predictability. And these are the types of things that go against the norm,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, October 13, 2020 10:39:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "This report shows that too many officer-cadets have experienced sexual misconduct or discrimination," External link

CBC Thursday, October 8, 2020 8:39:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “These are some of the things that we will continue to monitor, and we need to monitor in NATO,” “That’s why we always talk about NATO needs to look 360. This is not just about being reactionary to a problem. It’s about making sure any nation out there sees the collective will of what NATO brings to the table and that’s that strong message of defence and deterrence” External link

crestonvalleyadvance Thursday, October 8, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “This type of hostage diplomacy is not what good rules-based-order nations do. So, if you want to be part of the global rules-based order, we need to have greater predictability,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:24:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "These are some of the things that we will continue to monitor, and we need to monitor in NATO," "That's why we always talk about NATO needs to look 360. This is not just about being reactionary to a problem. It's about making sure any nation out there sees the collective will of what NATO brings to the table and that's that strong message of defence and deterrence" External link

ctvnews Wednesday, October 7, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "At the end of the day you look at the reality of what's in front of you and then you look at who is the best person to be able to lead during this time," External link

timescolonist Wednesday, September 16, 2020 12:39:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "Canadians will not forget their sacrifice and having served alongside them, I know the American military and everyday Americans will not forget that Canada was there for them in their time of need," External link

ctvnews Sunday, September 13, 2020 2:16:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “Having served with so many people, I know some friends who are suffering, some friends who suffered so much they made the choice it was not worth living,” “We need to make sure these programs continue because they save lives” External link

barrie Saturday, September 12, 2020 10:23:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “When our friend and ally was attacked on 9/11, Canada was there for America that day and throughout the entire Afghanistan campaign. One hundred and sixty-one Canadians made the ultimate sacrifice in the name of our collective peace and security,” External link

ruvr-en Friday, August 28, 2020 2:27:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “When our friend and ally was attacked on 9/11, Canada was there for America that day and throughout the entire Afghanistan campaign. One hundred and sixty-one Canadians made the ultimate sacrifice in the name of our collective peace and security,” External link

rian-en Friday, August 28, 2020 2:17:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan told : "My view has been very clear — any type of behaviour like this is totally unacceptable," External link

CBC Wednesday, August 26, 2020 12:14:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "Those are the questions that I'm asking right now and looking at, and trying to get to the bottom of what has happened," External link

CBC Friday, August 21, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : "A lot has changed between 1970 and 2020. It has brought a lot of unique challenges for not only Canada, but for the entire global community," External link

CBC Saturday, August 8, 2020 6:26:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “We are providing support to the member,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, August 5, 2020 8:53:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “The Canadian Armed Forces are playing an important role in transporting critical supplies and personnel to support the UN in the region,” External link

theepochtimes Monday, August 3, 2020 3:49:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan said : “The Canadian Armed Forces are playing an important role in transporting critical supplies and personnel to support the UN in the region,” External link

cknw Monday, August 3, 2020 7:05:00 AM EAT

Harjit Sajjan déclaré : "Nous allons continuer de promouvoir la démocratie, les droits de l'homme et l'Etat de droit avec notre aide militaire jusqu'à fin mars 2019" External link

afp-fr Monday, March 6, 2017 11:20:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan estimé : "Le Canada reste à l'avant-plan des efforts internationaux déployés en réponse à l'agression de la Russie en Ukraine" External link

afp-fr Monday, March 6, 2017 11:20:00 PM EAT

Harjit Sajjan ajoute : «Nous sommes tous perdants d'un événement semblable» External link

lapresse-CA Monday, February 13, 2017 2:21:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
secretary50.00%EN01/07/201707/01/2017
minister of national defence50.00%EN11/16/201616/11/2016
Names Lang Count
Harjit SajjanEN83.02%
Harjit SajjanFR16.98%


<<10<12345678910>>>10
<<10<12345678910>>>10

Tools

Load latest edition

Thursday, September 16, 2021

10:23:00 PM EAT


Quotes... Explore Relations


EMM Visual Explorer


Quotes... Extracted quotes about

Erin O Toole said ( about Harjit Sajjan ) : "There is no leadership from minister Sajjan. Not a single person I know that served in the military, or is there now, has respect for the minister," External link

CBC Monday, June 14, 2021 9:35:00 PM EAT

Erin O Toole told ( about Harjit Sajjan ) : “There is no leadership from Sajjan, no respect for him given his role in covering this up,” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, June 14, 2021 9:00:00 PM EAT

Erin O Toole said ( about Harjit Sajjan ) : "There is no leadership from minister Sajjan. Not a single person I know that served in the military, or is there now, has respect for the minister," External link

CBC Monday, June 14, 2021 8:05:00 PM EAT

Chrystia Freeland said ( about Harjit Sajjan ) : “I’ve worked closely with Minister Sajjan, and I can tell you he is deeply, deeply committed to serving Canada. He is deeply committed to diversity and fairness for everyone,” “He is very supportive of women and I have a great deal of confidence in him” External link

globalnews Sunday, April 25, 2021 6:59:00 PM EAT

James Bezan said ( about Harjit Sajjan ) : “More than half the money promised is being shuffled from within the current defence budget and there is no promise of full independent oversight for sexual misconduct, especially at the highest ranks,” “This budget fails our women and men in uniform at the same time Minister Sajjan continues to cover up his failure to investigate sexual misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces” External link

theglobeandmail Wednesday, April 21, 2021 5:36:00 AM EAT

Pablo Rodriguez défendu ( about Harjit Sajjan ) : «La priorité du ministre de notre gouvernement, c'est d'éliminer toute forme de comportement inapproprié au sein de nos Forces. Oui, le gouvernement a confiance en M. Sajjan» External link

journaldemontreal Friday, March 5, 2021 7:10:00 AM EAT

James Bezan said ( about Harjit Sajjan ) : “With every non-answer from Minister Sajjan, the more it looks like the Liberals are trying to cover up their mishandling of serious allegations of sexual misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces,” External link

cknw Tuesday, February 23, 2021 3:06:00 PM EAT