OTTAWA—The six military helicopters that Canada plans to send to Mali could be used to move more than peacekeepers: they could be called upon to support a multinational counter-terrorism force also operating in the country.
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OTTAWA—The Canadian Forces is scrambling for answers after one of its military helicopters dropped an inflatable life raft that smashed a hole in the roof of a home in Miami.
OTTAWA—The military currently is wrestling with the implications of marijuana legalization, Canada's top general says, including time restrictions on using the drug before going on duty.
“We're going to try to be smart about it,” chief of defence staff Gen. Jonathan Vance said yesterday.
OTTAWA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau put Justice Department lawyers on notice yesterday for their response to a proposed class-action lawsuit on military sexual misconduct, saying their arguments are out of line.
The lawsuit was brought forward last year by three former service members who say they were harassed or assaulted while in uniform.
OTTAWA—The federal Conservatives yesterday cited an itemized list of Liberal-approved expenditures to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as they demanded he apologize for saying some veterans want more than the government can afford.
OTTAWA—Joshua Boyle, the former Afghanistan hostage who now finds himself behind bars in Canada and facing a battery of serious criminal charges, will have to wait at least a few more days to find out if he'll be released on bail.
OTTAWA—The Trudeau government's long-awaited plan to provide lifelong disability pensions to veterans has been met with confusion and frustration from many of those it is expected to help.
Veterans Affairs minister Seamus O'Regan unveiled the new pension plan yesterday—more than two years after the Liberals promised it during the last federal election and only days before Christmas.
OTTAWA—A group of veterans yesterday vowed to keep fighting the federal government after the B.C. Court of Appeal rejected their landmark legal effort to win back lifelong disability pensions for former members of the military.
OTTAWA—The Trudeau government is facing calls to produce its long-awaited plan to help homeless veterans in Canada after their plight received only a passing mention in the Liberals' new national housing strategy.
VANCOUVER—Canada inched closer to a much-anticipated return to peacekeeping yesterday as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau offered the UN badly-needed soldiers, equipment, and a fresh feminist perspective on peace missions.