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Canada and China pledge to boost military ties

Chinese Defense Minister Chang Wanquan met with Yvan Blondin, the visiting commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force, on Monday, with both vowing to enhance bilateral military relations.

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2014 Auditor General's Report (Ch 4-Military Relocation)

Conclusions:

4.70 While the Canadian Armed Forces has taken steps to improve the management of the Integrated Relocation Program (IRP) contract, we concluded that… 197 more words

Under-spending on veterans hot topic ahead of audit

WATCH ABOVE: Conservatives continued to face calls Monday in the House of Commons over what the opposition called cuts to Veterans Affairs Canada, including the closing of a number of satellite offices across the country. 198 more words

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Canadian soldier Kyle Sinclair was ‘protector’ of his family, mom recalls

It was the call no mother wants to hear.

Anna Loveman received word Friday afternoon that her 27-year-old son, Kyle Sinclair, who was serving in the Canadian army at CFB Petawawa, had been taken to hospital injured. 453 more words

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Canadian soldier working on armoured vehicle when fatal incident occurred

WATCH ABOVE: Craftsman Kyle Sinclair was doing what he loved to do, working on cars, when something  went wrong. Both the Prime Minister along with Canada’s Defence Minister are expressing their condolences to his family. 205 more words

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Additional $200M announced for military mental health programs over 6 years

WATCH ABOVE: The federal government says it will spend $200-million dollars to support the military on that front. But as Ross Lord reports, critics say this announcement is more about political damage control than about helping vets. 539 more words

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Canadian soldier dies in on-base incident

CFB PETAWAWA, Ont. – Prime Minister Stephen Harper is offering his condolences after a soldier was killed in an “unfortunate incident” at CFB Petawawa in eastern Ontario. 167 more words

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