Politics, Policy

Liberal government to send Canadian troops to Africa

Army to embark on new peacekeeping mission to combat violent extremism

Chief of the Defence Staff Jonathan Vance, centre front, inspects the troops during the Commander of the Canadian Army Change of Command parade held on the Hill in Ottawa on July 14, 2016. The parade is a formal hand-over of the leadership of the Canadian Army from Lieutenant-General Marquis Hainse to Lieutenant-General Paul Wynnyk. Photograph courtesy of Cpl. Andrew Wesley, Directorate Army Public Affairs

By BRUCE CAMPION-SMITH

PUBLISHED : Monday, July 25, 2016 12:00 AM

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