Not taking a shot at our Defence Minister, but is the underlined a bit of a reach?
Well, if he had more than one person reporting to him, it would be technically
correct. In terms of general
understanding of what being a "commander" is about, though, if he was a liaison officer (not to take away from the value of such work), yeah, it is a bit of a stretch.
In other news, I know this'll vastly
reassure & cheer up a lot of people around here ...
Global Affairs Canada has established a dedicated team to work on the government’s goal of winning a two-year seat on the United Nations Security Council beginning in 2021.
Eight people are working on Canada’s bid for the Security Council, with six at headquarters in Ottawa and two at Canada’s permanent mission to the UN in New York City, according to the foreign ministry.
Jocelyn Sweet, a spokesperson for Global Affairs, wrote in an email that the team is “tasked with co-ordinating at headquarters, at the UN in New York, and across our diplomatic network to support the international engagement of the prime minister, ministers, and diplomatic representatives.”
She said the team, which has been put together using existing resources, “provides senior officials advice on how Canada can most effectively strengthen its international engagement, particularly with respect to this important multilateral forum.” She added that “staffing requirements to support Canada’s engagement at the UN and resource allocations will evolve over time.” ...