It’s even harder to say now, given the showdown between separatist Kurds and Iraq’s central government.
A peshmerga soldier prepares a detonation cord to defeat a simulated improvised explosive device during counter-IED training at Bnaslawa, Iraq on Nov. 22, 2016. Canadians have been training Kurdish peshmerga soldiers for the last three years. U.S. Army photograph by Sgt. Lisa Soy
OTTAWA—With more than 800 Canadian troops committed to be deployed in what is still recognized internationally as Iraq, one would think that there would be a lot more news about the ominous developments in that war-ravaged country.
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Fostering use of Inuit languages was a key aim in creating Nunavut, but 20 years later, NTI president Aluki Kotierk says there's been a 'failure' when it comes to providing essential services to the public in Inuktut.
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