Iraq Combat Mission

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Full Text Of New ISIL Motion

OTTAWA - Federal sources say Prime Minister Stephen Harper will introduce a motion today to expand and extend Canada's war against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and seek Parliament's permis...
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Canada's Role In Iraq 'Evolved': General

OTTAWA - Canada's top military commander is trying to clear up an apparent contradiction about special forces soldiers directing air strikes in Iraq.Gen. Tom Lawson, the chief of defence staff, said p...
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Canadian Jets Bomb ISIS Bunkers

OTTAWA - Canadian warplanes have conducted another attack on Islamic State forces.Two CF-18s Hornets bombed an extremist fighting position about 250 kilometres southwest of Mosul, Iraq's second larges...
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'Canada, We're Not Gonads'

OTTAWA - The 13 hours of debate on Canada's mission in Iraq mostly centred around one central question: is bombing militants in Iraq the right way to deal with the escalating situation in the region?T...
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Iraq Combat Mission Gets Green Light

OTTAWA - One by one, Conservative MPs in the House of Commons led by Prime Minister Stephen Harper voted late Tuesday to join the war in Iraq, passing a controversial motion that clears the way for Ca...
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Former NDP Premier 'Proud' Of Harper

WASHINGTON - As Parliament prepared to vote on a military mission in the Middle East, one longtime former New Democrat emphatically expressed his support Tuesday for the Harper government's position.G...
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Canadians Left In A Fog Of War

OTTAWA - Canadian CF-18s will soon be heading off to war in Iraq, leaving Parliament and the public in a fog about some key elements of the military commitment notably what efforts will be made to lim...
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Quebec Premier Backs Iraq Combat Mission

QUEBEC - Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard says he approves of a military combat mission by Canada in the Middle East.Couillard, who is the father of a soldier, expressed his support shortly before Pr...