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A Personal Touch at the RBC Canadian Open Championship

The first day is finished and not surprisingly, Dustin Johnson is at the top of the leaderboard with an eagle on his 18th hole. Many of other notables are in the hunt, however there are many unknowns making their voices heard. 349 more words

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National Post View: Our military, and political, disarmament

Canada has a major problem with its understrength, overstretched and underequipped Armed Forces. But our biggest problem is our incapacity to have an intelligent discussion of the situation. 650 more words

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MacPherson: Canadian forces will enjoy Latvian pork and beans

Canada, you might have heard, is sending a battle group to Latvia to deter Russian aggression against our NATO ally. The force eventually will include up to 1,000 troops and six CF-18 fighter jets. 830 more words

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Bearskin hats and scarlet tunics; 12 from Windsor Regiment in Ceremonial Guard

Cpl. Curtis Wilson appears in thousands of pictures a day but he can’t smile.

The Belle River native has donned the bearskin hat, scarlet tunic and eyes-straight-ahead look of the Ceremonial Guard in Ottawa. 563 more words

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Liberals considering peacekeeping mission to Africa

OTTAWA – Canada’s army will soon be bound for Africa, Canada’s top soldier said Thursday, fuelling speculation that it will be deployed on a peacekeeping operation to control the spread of terrorism on the continent. 654 more words

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Fr. Raymond J. de Souza on the NATO summit: Europe gets more Canada

KRAKOW, PLOAND — In the past year of seemingly nonstop planetary summits, where the global sybaritic class touches down in one exotic capital after another, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has emerged as a bona fide intergalactic celebrity. 757 more words

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From the ice to the front lines: Former Blades transition to life as emergency responders

It’s been nearly 30 years since Brian Glynn and Tim Cheveldae shared a locker-room as Saskatoon Blades.

Glynn, a defenceman, and Cheveldae, a goaltender, were beginning their hockey careers and soon went on to the National Hockey League. 1,029 more words

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