Trudeau renews Iraq mission, no CF-18s but more soldiers

Conservative Interim Leader Rona Ambrose slams Liberals' new mission against ISIL. 'There is no reason why we cannot maintain our combat mission and our air strikes while at the same time expanding our efforts in other ways.'

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan, International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion, pictured in the National Press Theatre on Monday, outlined the government's new mission against Islamic State forces in Iraq. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By TIM NAUMETZ

PUBLISHED : Monday, Feb. 8, 2016 11:11 PM

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