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Top ranks of Canadian Forces growing at a faster rate than rank-and-file

by Lee Berthiaume (feat. Dave Perry)

CBC
May 3, 2018

The Canadian military has been getting heavier up top — and not in the muffin sort of way.

New figures show the ranks of the Canadian Forces' senior brass have been growing at a much faster rate than the rest of the military over the last 15 years as dozens of generals and admirals have been added.

How much faster? There were 130 generals and admirals in January 2018 compared with 81 during same month in 2003 — a 60 per cent increase over a period in which the rest of the military grew by less than two per cent....

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