What fate awaits Canada's new top soldier?

Hopefully the new CDS will not live up to his old nickname, shadow, and stay out of the public spotlight.

Embassy Photo: Sneh Duggal
Lt.-Gen. Tom Lawson speaks in August.
Scott Taylor
Published: Wednesday, 09/12/2012 12:00 am EDT

After weeks of speculation and delays, the Prime Minister's Office finally announced on Aug. 27 that Lt.-Gen. Tom Lawson would replace Gen. Walter Natynczyk as Canada's chief of defence staff.

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