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      Will Canada keep sending troops to Ukraine?
      Jul11

      Will Canada keep sending troops to Ukraine?

      Canadian Army instructors discuss mechanized infantry defence tactics with their Ukrainian Armed Forces colleagues during Exercise RAPID TRIDENT in Starychi, Ukraine on June 30, 2016. (Joint Task Force Ukraine) KYIV, Ukraine — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada is standing by Ukraine in its struggle against Russia, but he won’t be...

      Trudeau signs Canada-Ukraine free trade agreement
      Jul11

      Trudeau signs Canada-Ukraine free trade agreement

      Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko share a laugh at the end of joint news conference at the Presidential Administration building in Kyiv, Ukraine Monday July 11, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld KYIV, Ukraine — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau oversaw the signing of a free trade agreement with Ukraine...

      Trudeau visits Auschwitz concentration camp
      Jul10

      Trudeau visits Auschwitz concentration camp

      Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stands infront of the Wall of Death after laying a wreath during a tour of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Auschwitz, Poland Sunday July 10, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld KRAKOW, Poland – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is bound for Ukraine after an emotional visit to the Auschwitz-Birkenau...

      Canada steps up with a new NATO commitment
      Jul09

      Canada steps up with a new NATO commitment

      A Canadian soldier sends the signal to begin the simulated attack on a defensive position during a live firing exercise during Operation UNIFIER in Starychi, Ukraine on June 30, 2016. (Joint Task Force Ukraine) At the NATO summit in Warsaw on Friday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that Canada will lead the alliance’s new battle...

      Maclean’s on the Hill: Jason Kenney on his return to Alberta
      Jul09

      Maclean’s on the Hill: Jason Kenney on his return to Alberta

      Each week, the Maclean’s Ottawa bureau sits down with Cormac Mac Sweeney to discuss the headlines of the week. This week, despite being seen as the natural frontrunner, Calgary MP Jason Kenney opted out of the federal Conservative leadership contest. Instead, he’ll look to become a provincial leader and unite the right in Alberta. To...

      Canada to send 450 troops, armoured vehicles to Latvia for NATO force
      Jul08

      Canada to send 450 troops, armoured vehicles to Latvia for NATO force

      WARSAW, Poland – Canada’s defence chief says the country will deploy about 450 soldiers and armoured vehicles to Latvia as part of a beefed-up NATO presence in Eastern Europe that aims to serve as a deterrent to Russia. Gen. Jonathan Vance says the Canadians will team up with other allies to grow the force in Latvia to around 1,000 troops....

      Trudeau pledges troops, frigate and jets as NATO faces off against Russia
      Jul08

      Trudeau pledges troops, frigate and jets as NATO faces off against Russia

      WARSAW, Poland – Canada is deploying what the Liberal government describes as its largest sustained military contingent to Europe in more than a decade, as NATO prepares for a protracted standoff with a resurgent Russia. In Poland, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday that Canada will send troops and fighter jets to eastern Europe,...

      NATO summit marks turning point for Polish security aspirations
      Jul07

      NATO summit marks turning point for Polish security aspirations

      WARSAW, Poland — The Polish capital once lent its name to the Warsaw Pact, the Soviet-led defence alliance that stood as a counterweight to NATO during the Cold War. This week, in a sign of how dramatically strategic alliances have shifted in Eastern Europe, Warsaw will host a two-day NATO summit, the first time that Poland has hosted a top-level...

      NATO wants details on Trudeau’s commitment to the military alliance
      Jul07

      NATO wants details on Trudeau’s commitment to the military alliance

      OTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau flies to Poland on Thursday for his first NATO leaders’ summit armed with a promise to help the alliance in its standoff with Russia. The question is whether it will be enough to deflect questions and criticism in other areas, not least the fact Canada is near the back of the pack in terms of NATO...

      NATO head applauds Canada’s boosted presence in Eastern Europe
      Jul05

      NATO head applauds Canada’s boosted presence in Eastern Europe

      OTTAWA – The head of NATO has praised Canada for agreeing to take a leadership role in the standoff with Russia, even as new figures show Canadian defence spending has fallen to record lows. The Liberal government announced last week that Canada would join Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States in leading a 4,000-strong NATO force in...