Canadian Forces convene board of inquiry following RMC student deaths

September 2, 2016

Canada’s armed forces have announced that they are investigating a recent string of deaths that have involved students or recent graduates of the Royal Military College, reports the Globe and Mail. Four men connected to RMC have reportedly died since April, and RMC spokesperson Jennifer Fidler says that a board of inquiry has been convened to investigate three of the men who were all students at the RMC’s school in Kingston, Ontario. “A (board of inquiry) is an administrative process,” adds Fidler. “It is not a judicial process. It does not seek to fix blame, but to find the facts and make recommendations to the CAF to prevent a recurrence.” The Globe reports that little is known about the nature of the deaths at this time. Toronto Star | Globe and Mail (Subscription Required)