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Stephen Harper promises not to drag Canada into 'quagmire' in Iraq

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

National

University of Saskatchewan Huskies football honours troops

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

Canada

Canadian military marksmen take top prize at competition

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

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Sources say Canadian soldier found dead in Ont. last week committed suicide

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

Canada

Matthew Fisher: Canadian generals muzzled by Harper government

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

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Canadian PM announces the deployment of Canadian Armed Forces to Iraq

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced the deployment of several dozen members of the Canadian Armed Forces to Iraq. Upon receipt of final consent from Iraq, they will join the U.S. 360 more words

Regina students to get high school credits for military training

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

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