Our government gives lip service to support for the military, but falls behind in providing what’s necessary for them to do their jobs, believing there is no political support for a robust Armed Forces.
Barbara Maisonneuve, major (retired), views the national memorial commemorating Canada’s mission in Afghanistan at the Royal Military College of Saint-Jean, in Quebec in 2015. The newest memorial to the 12-year mission, in Ottawa, has come under controversy after it was opened and dedicated behind closed doors, with no public access. DND photograph by Cpl. Nédia Coutinho
OTTAWA—Over the weekend, I was riding my bike beside the Rideau Canal and I passed a troop of young soldiers. As I passed, I thanked them for their service. Others said nothing.
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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.
'Different leadership could have decided that ‘no, we won’t collaborate with you, because we don’t have to under the legislation,’ says Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux. 'We want legislation to be clarified.'