05/27/2014 10:46 EDT | Updated 07/27/2014 05:59 EDT

Gen. Tom Lawson to discuss sexual assault in the military

Canada's top soldier is appearing before MPs on the House defence committee this morning to discuss sexual assault in the military.

Gen. Tom Lawson will take questions from MPs, along with other defence officials. will carry the meeting live starting at 11 a.m. ET.

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Lawson and the other officials were invited to appear following a media report about the prevalence of sexual assault in the Canadian Forces.