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Military denies blame for missed tumour

OTTAWA – A 24-year-old reservist says the Canadian military is refusing to accept responsibility for misdiagnosing her brain tumour and she won’t get the support she was promised by Defence Minister Jason Kenney. 506 more words


Remains of Second World War soldier from Sask. identified in Europe

OTTAWA – A Saskatchewan soldier who made the ultimate sacrifice around 70 years ago to be given a final known resting. The Department of National Defence (DND) announced Saturday the remains of a Second World War soldier found in Europe have been identified as those belonging to Pte. 356 more words


Canada sending troops to Ukraine for military training

By Katherine George

Canada will send 200 troops to Ukraine to contribute to military training for the next two years, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced Tuesday. 359 more words


Flying with the Canadians fighting ISIL from above Iraq and Syria

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait — The air boss for Canada’s war against ISIL in Iraq and Syria has provided Postmedia with the first bird’s eye view of what it is like to be part of a spy mission over such hostile territory. 979 more words


New benefit announced for critically injured veterans

Veterans Affairs Minister Erin O’Toole announced more support for veterans on Monday afternoon.

The federal government will provide a $70,000 tax-free payment for seriously disabled veterans and members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). 655 more words


Area youth shooting at big dreams

Amelia Dell practices with an AR-15.

In September, the parents of Amelia Dell, Colton Peters and Brandon Mach took them to a shooting competition in Ohio. 496 more words


Cost of anti-ISIS mission climbs to $528M, Jason Kenney says

WATCH: Jason Kenney told media that the cost of Canada’s anti-ISIS mission is now at least $528 million.

OTTAWA — Extending Canada’s anti-ISIS mission for another year will cost at least $406 million, Defence Minister Jason Kenney said Wednesday afternoon. 442 more words