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A Call to Prayer Amidst Violence

With all Canadians my heart is very heavy with the news of the killing of a Canadian soldier, Corporal Nathan Cirillo, while on honour guard duty at the National War Memorial in Ottawa today. 209 more words

Multiple shots inside Canadian parliament, lockdown, manhunt in area

This October 22, 2014 photo shows police and medical personell moving a wounded person into an ambulance at the scene of a shooting at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, Canada. 195 more words

World News

Shots ring out at Canada's Parliament

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A gunman shot and wounded a Canadian soldier standing guard at a war memorial in the country’s capital Wednesday, then entered Parliament, where numerous shots rang out, police and witnesses said. 440 more words

News

Travelling Afghanistan Memorial Vigil makes stop in Halifax

HALIFAX – A memorial bearing the names and pictures of 158 people who died during Canada’s mission in Afghanistan arrived in Halifax on Wednesday as part of a cross-country tour. 315 more words

Canada

Canada fast-tracks citizenship for Canadian Armed Forces members

News Release

Honouring those who serve Canada

Canada fast-tracks citizenship for Canadian Armed Forces members

Halifax, NS — Thanks to the government’s recent changes to the… 438 more words

Canadian fighter jets intercept Russian military airplane

Two Canadian CF-18 fighter jets based out of Lithuania intercepted a Russian military aircraft as it flew over the Baltic Sea on Tuesday morning.

Officials say the Canadian fighters identified the aircraft as a Russian AN-26 transport plane, then shadowed it for about 10 minutes as it travelled through international airspace from one Russian port to another. 79 more words

National

A Big Change

This may be shocking to some of you but it is with total excitement that I announce I’m going to be joining the Canadian Armed Forces. 59 more words

Military