A half-century later, with the death toll in Syria rising and the Korean peninsula coming dangerously close to nuclear war, it has to be asked whether the sense of horror that arose from the two world wars has been forgotten or faded to the point of near uselessness.
The Canadian National Vimy Memorial in France. Last year marked 100 years since the First World War fight in which nearly 3,600 Canadians died. Photograph courtesy of openroads.com
VIMY RIDGE, FRANCE—It all started on April 9 at 5:30 a.m., now 101 years ago.
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Democracy, Terrorism and Killer Robots: Embassy News covers the 2015 Halifax International Security Forum The Halifax International Security Forum is one of the world’s biggest gatherings of defence and security leaders.
Peter Kent says Canada's campaign for a seat on the UN Security Council is a 'possible, even, likely motivation' for a vote supporting a pro-Palestine, anti-Israel resolution last month in the UN General Assembly.
The estimates include $44-million for Phoenix damages, $131.9-million towards reconciliation on Indigenous rights and fisheries issues, and $9.9-million for the Canadian Accessibility Standards Development Organization.
'What Blanchet has said again and again is, ‘We’ll take a position in accordance with what’s in the best interest of Quebec,’ allowing him not to have to take a left or right stance more generally': Sébastien Dallaire.
Andrew Scheer ‘needs to demonstrate very quickly that he can garner the overwhelming backing of the party to move forward, or for the good of the party, he should step down,’ a Conservative MP told The Hill Times.
Climate change played a prominent role in the Speech from the Throne last week, as Governor General Julie Payette says the government's promise to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 is 'ambitious, but necessary.'