Aug 9, 2022 | 9:57 AM
OTTAWA — Canada’s top military commander says he plans to “tweak” the Armed Forces’ vaccine requirement in the next few weeks.
But defence chief Gen. Wayne Eyre is also defending the use of mandates, describing them as necessary to ensure the military is ready to respond to any emergency.
Eyre made the comments in an interview with The Canadian Press as hundreds of service members remain unvaccinated despite orders to get the shot late last year.
The order is still in place even though a similar mandate for most other federal public servants was suspended in June.