OTTAWA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his embattled defence minister endured a withering question-period offensive yesterday as opposition MPs accused Harjit Sajjan of “stolen valour” for overstating his role in planning a 2006 battle in Afghanistan.
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OTTAWA—Thousands of Canadians have started what some are calling a “pilgrimage” to France this week as the country prepares to commemorate the 100th anniversary of one of its most iconic battles: Vimy Ridge.
OTTAWA—Upstart Conservative and New Democrat candidates gave their heavily-favoured Liberal rivals a bit of a scare yesterday in a pair of byelections in Ontario where some of Justin Trudeau's policies and promises played a central role.
OTTAWA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today doubled down in his defence of Canadian military spending levels, as the U.S. brought fresh pressure to bear on NATO allies to pony up.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson used his first NATO summit in Brussels to demand all allies come up with a plan to increase the amount they spend on defence to two percent of GDP.
OTTAWA—The Trudeau government still is wrestling with how to tax recreational pot—even as it indicates it's poised to introduce long-awaited legalization legislation next month in advance of April 20 (the “Weed Day” popularly known as 4/20).
OTTAWA—President Donald Trump will loom large when representatives from several NATO countries gather here this week to finalize plans for deployment of a Canadian-led battle group to Latvia starting in the spring.
But at least one senior official from the eastern European nation is counselling calm.
OTTAWA—The Canadian Forces ombudsman is taking the military to task for its treatment of ill and injured cadets, saying little has changed since a deadly grenade explosion at a cadet camp back in 1974.
OTTAWA—Eight Canadian fighter jets have been deployed on a massive training exercise in the Pacific—despite Liberal government warnings the country does not have enough such aircraft to defend North America and fulfil its obligations to NATO.
OTTAWA—Canada’s army soon will be bound for Africa, Canada’s top soldier said yesterday, fuelling speculation it will be deployed on a peacekeeping operation to control the spread of terrorism on the continent.
LVIV, Ukraine—A show of force capped Justin Trudeau’s six-day swing through eastern Europe today, underlining the risks and challenges Canada faces in an increasingly volatile and politically important part of the world.