The Canadian government's commitment to peacekeeping weakened following the removal of Stéphane Dion as foreign affairs minister, says former adviser Jocelyn Coulon.
On medical evacuation calls in Mali, a Chinook serves as a 'flying hospital,' and is accompanied by Griffon armed escorts, pictured. Photograph courtesy of the Department of National Defence/Ken Beliwicz
Canada has announced a limited extension of its helicopter medical evacuation capability as part of the United Nations’ Mali peacekeeping mission, but critics say it’s not enough.
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Unless Trudeau plans to be out on these streets, fighting against police brutality or in cabinet drafting legislation to curb police powers, his, and all the other white voices of his ilk, have no merit here.
'I do agree that things need to be implemented as quickly as possible. We could've done this a lot sooner. The good news is that we’re doing it now and announcing it today,' says Transport Minister Marc Garneau.