After a week without explanation as to why a reference to abuse was redacted from that 2006 field report when it was originally released in 2007, three specific questions were registered last Friday with the offices of Defence Minister Peter MacKay and General Walter Natynczyk.
In regards to the redaction noted below, who oversaw, ordered or made that redaction? On what grounds was that reference to abuse redacted? Did those grounds no longer apply when Gen. Natynczyk disclosed the reference to abuse last week?
Minister MacKay’s office forwarded those questions to the Justice Department, the department responsible for overseeing redactions. No response has yet been received, but it will be posted here when it is.