PM Trudeau has adopted Harper’s language on Canada’s ‘non-combat’ mission in Iraq

'The Liberals have announced they would continue the ground mission—in fact triple the number of the Canadians on the ground—and call it “advise and assist.’’ It wasn’t “non-combat’’ then and it certainly isn’t now,' writes columnist Tim Harper.

Former Conservative PM Stephen Harper and Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau both said Canada was in a 'non-combat' mission in Iraq. The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright

By TIM HARPER

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016 9:54 PM

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