60 Seconds with RAdm Luc Cassivi, Co-champion for Gender and Diversity for Operations

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Off screen: Any time you’re ready.

RAdm Luc Cassivi: Okay, I was waiting for ‘action’. Maybe it’s a cliché…

Off screen: I can call ‘action’ if you want.

RAdm Luc Cassivi:  It’s a cliché, but there you go. No, I’ll pause to three and then we’ll go.

Good day, I’m Rear-Admiral Luc Cassivi, I’m the Champion for Gender and Diversity for Operations for the Canadian Armed Forces and I’m here to take the ’60 Second Challenge’.

  1. What are you always late for?

Nothing, but I hope I’m late for my funeral.

  1. If you were a police officer for one day, what would you do with the authority?

Make my neighborhood safe.

  1. If you had the Stanley Cup Finals commercial, what would you want to show Canadians?

A recruiting ad for the CAF with lots of submarines in it.

  1. What would you like more control over in your life?


  1. What was your toughest accomplishment?

Submarine command.

  1. What technology do you wish you understood better?

The human brain. Particularly mine.

  1. What is the best advice you’ve received?

Be yourself.

  1. What is the best thing about your job?

The great people I work with all the time.

  1. How are you celebrating Pride Month?

I’m going to Toronto on Pride parade.

  1. What is your number one priority as Co-champion for Gender and Diversity for Operations?

Make the CAF a more inclusive place.

  1. Who do you talk to on the phone most often?

My partner.

  1. What was your first job?


And that’s it.

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