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OTTAWA – The military says Canadian warplanes bombed two more State targets in northern Iraq over the last 24 hours.
The joint operations command says CF-18s hit a roadside bomb-making factory near Kirkuk on Thursday and were back in the air on Friday dropping laser-guided munitions on fighting positions and construction equipment east of Mosul. 115 more words
Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s government will table a proposal next week for an “extension and expansion” of the mission in Iraq against the Islamic State, and hasn’t ruled out going into neighbouring Syria. 920 more words
WATCH: Mike Drolet reports from the scene where Sgt. Andrew Doiron is making his way home down the Highway of Heroes.
TRENTON, Ont. – Scores stood solemn watch as the body of a Canadian soldier killed in Iraq returned home Tuesday in a once-common ceremony that has grown rare since the end of the country’s mission in Afghanistan. 402 more words