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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.
"It's one of the largest military community relations events we have."
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Each of the leaders would present a different face of Canada to the world. Mulcair clearly demonstrated a new NDP approach to the realm of foreign affairs for Canada. Trudeau worked hard to dig into his opponents, but didn't present himself as a possible world leader. Stephen Harper managed to stay out of any major trouble and reinforced his image as a "tough on terror" PM.
Fighter jets from Canada and the United States are to practise intercepting foreign aircraft high over the Arctic in the coming days as Russian military flights up to the edge of North American airspa...
We are not America's slaves; we're their independent partners. Look how Paul Martin told George W. that we weren't going to join the U.S. ballistic missile defence program, designed to defend against unmanned missiles that rogue states like North Korea or Iran may decide to fire at western countries. But are we shirkers or independent thinkers? Turning down Iraq was independent thinking, and good thinking at that. Refusing to share in ballistic missile defence smacks is starting to look more and more like shirking.
OTTAWA - Canada is strongly condemning North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket, calling it reckless and provocative.Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird says the North's actions "clearly demonstrat...
TORONTO - Two Canadian fighter jets intercepted a commercial airliner near Quebec City on Monday after the Toronto-bound aircraft did not respond to radio communication.The jets were acting under the...
Team Canada's heartbreaking defeat at the World Junior Hockey semifinals has many Canadians thinking ruefully about their Russian rivals on ice. But they'd be wise to pay attention to another Russian rivalry: Vladimir Putin's aggressive new push to expand Russian arctic sovereignty claims.
Holiday parties gave me the opportunity to talk to Washingtonians about Canada, and the most frequent question this year is not about the Keystone XL pipeline, but about Canadian attitudes about Mexico. Why is Canada so hostile to U.S. attempts to address problems trilaterally?