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Neil Bantleman's brother pens letter to Canadian government for support

By: CBS News

The family of a Canadian detained in Indonesia in connection with a high-profile child sexual assault investigation has written an open letter asking the Canadian government to issue a statement recognizing the situation. 488 more words


Lisa MacLeod joins Ontario PC leadership race

Nepean-Carleton MPP Lisa MacLeod wants to take the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party back to the future.

That was the message Sunday as MacLeod officially announced her bid to become party leader before 300 cheering supporters at the National Arts Centre. 541 more words

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Next phase of anti-ISIS campaign might involve training Iraqi troops

Watch above: Canadian forces are setting up their base of operations in Kuwait, preparing to engage ISIS as the terror group advances in Iraq. Mike Armstrong reports from Kuwait City. 168 more words


Sssssh…..don’t let anyone know the Canadian military will be operating out of Kuwait

By David Pugliese

Defence Watch

It was an interesting day for journalists assigned to cover Canada’s Iraq mission, aka Operation Impact.

Media got about an hour’s notice Thursday to attend a “photo opportunity” with Lieutenant-General Jonathan Vance, Commander of the Canadian Joint Operations Command (CJOC). 399 more words

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PM Modi pitches for closer cooperation with Canada in N-energy

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday pitched for closer engagement between India and Canada in areas of trade and investment, nuclear energy, healthcare, infrastructure development and people-to-people contacts. 173 more words


Canada supplies robots to find bombs, but Kurds can't disarm them

Kurdish forces fighting in Iraq may soon have new bomb-hunting robots courtesy of the Canadian taxpayer.

The only problem is that they won’t know how to disarm the bombs once the robots find them. 683 more words