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These monuments and museums are only a small part of a vast military propaganda system.
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A police officer was stabbed and several pedestrians struck with a van.
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AI might have great potential to help humanity in profound ways; however, it's very important to regulate it.
His remarks come "perilously close to hate speech," the petition's author said.
Military forces around the world have different politics when it comes to transgender people in service.
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One tweet is not like the other.
Canada first deployed about 200 troops to Ukraine in the summer of 2015.
Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan's spokeswoman suggested the opposition isn't standing up to criticize the new defence investments because well, they have nothing to criticize.
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The move is part of the Liberal government's new defence policy update.
The government won't say when it will choose a mission.
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It's never too late to shed light on the lesser known parts of Canada's history, pre- and post-Confederation.
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A registered "charity" with buckets of donations from arms manufacturers and other corporate sources is aggressively trying to push Canadian foreign policy further towards militarism and the use of violence. And the right-wing Canadian Global Affairs Institute seems to be growing in influence.
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The figure is being touted as a solid step toward the defence chief's promise of eradicating sexual misconduct in the military.
Chrystia Freeland repeated last week that Syrian president Bashar al-Assad “has to go.”
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The question of military spending has taken on a life of its own over the last year.
Thanks to the federal budget presented by Finance Minister Bill Morneau, we saw not the self-described feminist, environmentalist, progressive Justin T, but the reigning prime minister of austerity and broken promises. Clearly, "sunny ways" for the "middle class" are no longer part of his weather forecast.
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The Trudeau government's second budget is more a cautionary one than one with the revolutionary zeal of the first. The budget does show us that the military is not a priority, with no increases and deferred spending on purchasing for eight years. From the time of Trudeau's father and former prime minister Pierre Trudeau to the times of Jean Chretien, the military has never been the priority of the Liberals.
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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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Canada has said little about the potential long-term effects of its mission.
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The Liberal government is currently drawing up a new defence policy.
The department says it took down the report because of concerns it contained classified information.
It's horrifying to think that our soldiers are prone to an array of violence on the battlefield, but it's now clear there's widespread violence within the army's own ranks. A cycle of systematic abuse exists and nothing's being done to stop it.
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His death has been classified as non-combat .
While our thoughts may focus on the moments in which soldiers have gone to battle to face a known enemy, we tend to forget another kind of foe facing the troops. This one isn't human, however, it's microbial. Indeed, infectious diseases have claimed millions of lives and at times left those who fight in dire straits.
When military officers meet to dine, there is no gentle tapping of the glasses to draw the attention of the group. Nor is there a gentle "excuse me" murmured at ever increasing volume until the room settles down. Nope. A genial, but no-nonsense fellow briskly raps a gavel at the front of the table and immediately has your attention.
Four recent graduates of Kingston's RMC have died since April.
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Lt.-Gen. Guy Thibault used his last speech in uniform to criticize unfair military scrutiny.
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I want to thank Bruce Moncur for his piece, "Trudeau's Liberals Anything But Sunny Ways For Veterans," and for attending Veterans Affairs Canada's (VAC) stakeholder summit on May 9 to 10. To date, it was the department's largest and best-attended, and he made some invaluable contributions both as a member of the greater assembly and individually when we had an opportunity to speak one-on-one during a lunch break. Bruce points out in his piece that Budget 2016 did not include all of the items in the mandate letter I received from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau when I took office as minister of veterans affairs in November 2015. He's right.
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The attack was the signal for a carefully laid Taliban ambush. Villagers scattered in all directions as the platoon came under withering fire from across the river, but amazingly there were no other casualties. Kevin called in for a dustoff chopper and ordered that smoke grenades be popped to mark our position but they landed too far away, so Kevin helped hustle my 200-pound carcass over a hundred metres to the chopper, where my Canadian stretcher had to be shoehorned into the American Black Hawk.
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 first budget delivered by the Liberals signaled a return to 1970s Trudeaupian Liberalism, not just with its flagrant disregard for balanced budgets and ballooning debt, but also by disregarding a core accountability under our Constitution: Canada's military.