Another discrimination suit filed against armed forces

Another former member of the Canadian Forces is suing for alleged discrimination…this one based on her sexual orientation.

Halifax lawyer John McKiggan says in the statement of claim that the government identified, harassed and purged lesbians and gays from the Armed Forces. The lawsuit spans 1969 to 1995 and applies to anyone who served in Atlantic Canada.

It names Nova Scotian Alida Satalic as the representative plaintiff in the class action.