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COVID-19: Canada’s Vaccine Distributor Leaves Office

The main person in charge of vaccine distribution in Canada, Major General Dany Fortin, has left his post pending the results of the military investigation.

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A short statement from the Department of Homeland Defense and the Canadian Armed Forces regarding the recruitment of Major General Dany Fortin was posted early Friday night.

No details have been released about the nature of this investigation.

Major General Fortin has been Vice President of Logistics and Operations for Public Health Canada since November 27, 2020. He led the federal government to introduce the COVID-19 vaccine.

Lieutenant General Wayne Eyre, Acting Chief of Defense Staff, will discuss the next steps with Major General Fortin.

National Defense will not provide any further comment.

Trudeau’s government has yet to comment.

Major General Dani Fortin was born in Montmagny and left his region at the age of 17. A graduate of the Royal Military College Saint-Jean, he holds an M.A. in Martial Arts and Sciences from the United States Army Command and Staff College in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. He is also a graduate of the National Security Program at the Canadian Forces College in Toronto.

In 2013, he was the commander of 5 people.e Canadian Mechanized Brigade in Valcartier. Between 2015 and 2017, he was Deputy Commander of the 1st Flight.uh United States Army Corps, Washington.

During his career, he served in Bosnia and Afghanistan. In April 2018, Major General Fortin was appointed commander of the 1st Division.re Canadian Division and was the commander of NATO forces in Iraq from October 2018 to November 2019.

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