Vance to take Canada's top military job
Lieutenant-General Jonathan Vance has been appointed as Canada's next chief of defence staff. Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Defence Minister Jason Kenney made the announcement this morning. Vance led the army's task force in Kandahar twice during the Afghan mission. He takes over for the soon-to-retire General Tom Lawson, who announced earlier this year he would step down after more than two years on the job. Vance has also served in other key posts, including head of the strategic joint...