Prime Minister Stephen Harper says his government will decide in the coming days whether to expand Canada’s military involvement in Iraq to stop radical jihadists from committing “genocide” – adding he doesn’t want to sink this country into a “quagmire.” 632 more words
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SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) Huskies football team honoured the Canadian Forces during its home game on Friday.
Two Canadian Armed Forces CT-155 Hawk jets conducted a flyby over Griffiths Stadium to mark the ‘Huskies Support Our Troops’ game. 242 more words
A group of 80 Canadian soldiers and their allies had 35 seconds to advance on their target at Shirleys Bay Saturday before dropping to one knee and firing two shots in eight seconds. 636 more words
Another Canadian soldier who served in Afghanistan has committed suicide, Global News has learned.
DND will only confirm the death of Master Corporal Denis Demers, but sources say it was suicide. 163 more words
Lt.-Gen. Jon Vance becomes responsible for all Canadian troops deployed at home and abroad during a handover ceremony Tuesday afternoon in Ottawa. He replaces Lt.-Gen. Stu Beare as leader of Canadian Joint Operations Command (CJOC), who like Lt.-Gen. 843 more words
REGINA – A new agreement is allowing Regina high school students to receive two credits through the Canadian Armed Forces Primary Reserve Co-op Program.
The credits will be handed out starting in February 2015 for students in both Regina public and Catholic high schools who complete the requirements of basic military training and take Canadian History 30. 146 more words