OTTAWA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is off to London where he will spend the next few days trying to give the NATO military alliance a boost amid existential questions about its future—while defending Canada's own commitment to it.
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OTTAWA—Canada's contribution to peacekeeping has returned to historic lows following the end of its mission in Mali, sparking fresh allegations of hypocrisy and concerns about the country's bid for a Security Council seat at the United Nations.
OTTAWA—The NATO military alliance looked to space, the final frontier, earlier this week as members formally recognized the cosmos as integral to their mutual security, agreeing to bolster ways to defend their satellites and other space-based infrastructure from enemy attacks.
OTTAWA—Thousands of Canadians braved sub-zero temperatures in the nation's capital yesterday to honour and remember all those—no matter their background—who offered up their lives to defend Canada, its values and its principles.
OTTAWA—Not only did Reine Samson Dawe's husband serve his entire career in the Canadian Armed Forces, but her four sons all followed in his footsteps.
And while she is quick to point to the many ways military life has benefited her family, there have also been hardships —including the death of her youngest son, Capt. Matthew Dawe, in Afghanistan in 2007.
OTTAWA—While Remembrance Day is intended to remember those members of Canada's armed forces who gave their lives in defending the country, it is also an important moment to reflect on the cost of war and the sacrifices of all those who have served in uniform.
Not all of those who served Canada—and in some cases laid down their lives—have been people, however.
OTTAWA—The Canadian Armed Forces is facing calls to drop what experts say is a reactive approach to racism and hate in the ranks, and instead launch a concentrated, proactive effort campaign to root out extremist beliefs and behaviours.
OTTAWA — Confusion and partisan bickering are clouding a Senate committee's plan to examine the suspension and failed prosecution of Vice-Admiral Mark Norman.
Conservative Sen. Jean-Guy Dagenais on Thursday accused Sen. Peter Harder, the government's representative in the upper chamber, of all but killing the study by refusing to let the Senate defence committee sit into the summer.
OTTAWA—The Canadian military isn't letting its hair down just yet, but for the first time, women in uniform will be allowed to wear ponytails.
OTTAWA—A shortage of sailors is making it hard for the Royal Canadian Navy to operate its ships and work on replacing them at the same time, according to a senior naval officer.