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Canada first deployed about 200 troops to Ukraine in the summer of 2015.
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The move is part of the Liberal government's new defence policy update.
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The government promised last August to send up to 600 troops for an unspecified peacekeeping mission.
The figure is being touted as a solid step toward the defence chief's promise of eradicating sexual misconduct in the military.
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The question of military spending has taken on a life of its own over the last year.
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The government sent a letter to the U.S. government today outlining exactly what it needs in the warplanes.
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Norway ranks among the most gender-equal nations. Recently we reached a milestone in extending equal rights, opportunities and obligations to both men and women in a sector that men traditionally dominates - the Armed Forces. Last year Norway introduced universal conscription also for women.
The defence minister said a policy review looked at Canadian defence needs for the next 20 years.
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There will be a $1.1-billion backlog of maintenance costs by 2018, estimates say.
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A little over a decade ago, Canada -- under Paul Martin's Liberals -- rejected taking part in the United States Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) system along its U.S. counterpart. The Canadian government is currently reviewing its defence policy, including the possibility to reconsider its position on their participation to the U.S. BMD system.
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The Liberals promised a "leaner, more agile" military, raising concerns over the size of the military. With our current commitment and the promised renewal of UN peacekeeping missions, Canadian soldiers will not be able to sustain such a high operational tempo, let alone if we slash our military numbers.
The federal department in charge of retirement benefits has quietly been reviewing its protocols amid concerns that military spouses were wrongfully being rejected for old age security payments.
OTTAWA - Defence Minister Rob Nicholson says an advance military team will leave Trenton, Ont., for Kuwait next week as Canada gears up to join the fight against Islamic State militants in Iraq.In a s...