Harjit Sajjan

Pentagon chief Jim Mattis told foreign ministers gathered in Vancouver of North Korea war plan: source

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told participants in a 20-nation ministerial meeting on North Korea that the United States has already prepared a …

North Korea

New Canadian governor general to visit troops in Ukraine

EPA<p>Click for full view<p>Julie Payette as an astronaut on flight deck of USA Shuttle Endeavour, 19 July 2009.<p>Author<p>By Dan Alexe Contributing Editor, New …

European News

Trudeau Not Sorry Russia, China Weren't Invited To Vancouver Meeting On North Korea

OTTAWA — Both China and Russia will be integral to securing peace on the Korean peninsula, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau conceded Monday even as he …

North Korea

Editorial: Reveal the case against Vice-Admiral Mark Norman

A little more than a year ago, the second in command of the Canadian Forces, Vice-Admiral Mark Norman, was removed from his job by Chief of Defence …

Canadian Forces

Freeland makes the rounds in Vancouver ahead of foreign ministers' confab on North Korea

Freeland in Vancouver for mini-summit on Korean security — Fillmore launches consultations on leaders’ debates — NDP shows support for St. Anne’s …

Canada

Investigation underway on whether top military lawyers suppressed damning report

Top military officers are under investigation over whether they unlawfully suppressed a report that is critical of the military justice system, CTV …

Corruption

Sajjan defends proposed new spy powers to conduct ‘information’ warfare

OTTAWA—Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says Canada must “evolve” to meet the threat of military propaganda campaigns, including developing its own …

Surveillance

Moss Park Armoury can be used for respite site until Jan. 29, feds will cover cost

The federal government has agreed to allow the city to use the Moss Park Armoury as a temporary respite site until Jan. 29, by which point another …

Canada

African-Nova Scotians lack support to get into shipbuilding industry, man says

Irving hopes to start a new trades program for African-Nova Scotians in the fall<p>A Nova Scotia man says he's concerned that African-Nova Scotians are …

Nova Scotia

Moss Park armoury will remain open as a shelter until Jan. 29

The federal government has extended the use of the Moss Park armoury as an emergency shelter to fill in a gap left by an evolving plan with the …

John Tory

Why PM Trudeau needs friendly gargoyle to ward off strife

The flaw in New Year’s resolutions is that people are expected to do ethereal high-minded things, which is amusing because that’s not going to happen.<p>…

Tim Hortons

Toronto: The perfect home for LGBT community

Toronto was recently ranked third best city for the LGBT community by Nestpick, a company that provides furnished apartments around the world. The …

LGBTQ

Canadian officials wondered if Cuba staff imagined symptoms from mysterious attacks

Months before acknowledging that Canadian diplomatic staff have been affected by mysterious and invisible attacks in Cuba, senior foreign service …

Freedom of Information

Special forces commander weighs recommendations on future of Iraq mission

ISIS threat 'is going to morph' and possibly go underground in Iraq, says Maj.-Gen. Mike Rouleau<p>A captured ISIS battle flag hangs in a glass case on …

Iraq

Freed captive facing criminal charges; Sajjan racking up large flight costs

<b>Police have laid 15 criminal charges against former hostage Joshua Boyle</b><p>He has been charged with sexual assault, assault, unlawful confinement and misleading police. Boyle had been held captive by Taliban-linked militants for five years along with his wife and children. The family arrived in Canada …

Canada

Defence Minister Sajjan committed to Jordanian roadbuilding project without knowing the cost

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan recently announced that Canada would support the construction and “rehabilitation” of a road along Jordan’s northern …

Morning Brief: Frequent Flyers and Big Buttons

<b>Today’s Morning Brief is brought to you the Ottawa Economic Association (OEA). 2017 was a great year for the Canadian economy, posting the fastest</b> …

Canada

Afghanistan adopts new rules to protect children

OTTAWA—Afghanistan has adopted new rules meant to better protect children from violence in the troubled country — including abuse by its own security …

War

Sajjan outflew colleagues on government jets, racking up more than $670,000 in costs

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan is a frequent flier on government jets, racking up more than $670,000 in costs in a 17-month period and far surpassing cabinet colleagues, travel records show.<p>Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and recently retired governor-general David Johnston flew the most on Defence …

Canada

Canada still trying to determine future Iraq mission as coalition officials outline priorities

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says he expects the Canadian Forces leadership to sometime in the new year come up with options for Canada on the …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Canada Needs Course Change to Build Overdue Ships

Federal government procurement rules for military and Coast Guard are creating a disaster at sea.

Canada

Where is Santa now? Follow NORAD’s Santa Tracker 2017

Every Christmas Eve, the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) deploys its cutting-edge technologies to track Santa Claus‘ movements as he …

Christmas

Liberals considering building more ships to stop Irving job cuts — but that might anger Quebec

The federal government is considering building more Arctic patrol vessels to prevent job losses at Halifax’s Irving Shipbuilding — a move likely to …

Canada

Canada's military considering new options after defeat of ISIS militants

OTTAWA - Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says military commanders are re-assessing Canada's future role in Iraq following a declaration that the …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Military re-assessing future of Iraq mission

OTTAWA — Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says military commanders are re-assessing Canada's future role in Iraq following a declaration that the …

Iraq

20 times Canada captured worldwide headlines in 2017

From terror attacks to the death of a music icon, from gender-neutral passports to legalized pot, Canada has garnered plenty of international …

Canada

Canada’s future role in Iraq being mulled after liberation from ISIS: Sajjan

OTTAWA — Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says military commanders are re-assessing Canada’s future role in Iraq following a declaration that the …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Military commanders re-assessing Canada’s role in Iraq after victory over Daesh, Sajjan says

OTTAWA—Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says military commanders are re-assessing Canada’s future role in Iraq following a declaration that the country …

Canada

Politics Briefing newsletter: Daughters of the Vote offered glimpse at a more equal future

<b>Good morning and happy Friday,</b><p><i>It's been a long year. Before the Politics Briefing goes on hiatus for the holidays, we thought we'd highlight some of the inspiring stories from 2017 that make us hopeful for the new year.</i><p>The most recent federal election saw a record number of female MPs elected. And …

Canada

'Defeat' of ISIL leaves Liberals with a quandary: What to do with Canadian troops in Iraq?

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says he soon hopes to have a better idea of the future direction of Canada’s mission in Iraq after of the defeat of …

Islamic State (ISIS)