military

Canada needs to recognize the citizenship of its fallen soldiers

General Rick Hillier recently wrote an op-ed saying that Canadians shouldn't forget the veterans of today.  He praised Canadians for "honouring our fallen soldiers with great respect and fervour...

Banished From A Cult: Nurse Exposes Church Secrets in Memoir

Author Lauren Drain spent seven as a member of the Westboro Baptist Church.

Timmy's leaves Kandahar on the double-double

Half a million iced capps later, Tim Hortons follows troops out of Afghanistan.

Promise to Afghans remains largely broken

Two of every three Afghans who risked their lives for Canadian military in Kandahar have been turned away.

NDP's Layton tours Quebec flood region

ILE AUX NOIX, Que. -- With cane in hand and sporting a pair of thigh-high boots, Jack Layton treaded into Quebec's flood waters and into the controversy over Ottawa's performance throughout the...

Harper wants MPs to agree to an extended military mission in Libya

DEAUVILLE, France -- The G8 leaders agree that more must be done to oust Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi and Prime Minister Stephen Harper will ask Parliament next month to extend the Canadian...

Canada drops 240 smart bombs on Libya but reluctant to reveal cost of mission

Forces spokesman says Canadian warplanes have dropped 240 laser-guided bombs on Libyan targets since March 31.  The information comes from a weekly briefing on Canada's participation in the NATO...

Canada: a great power?

Could Canada become a great power? Ask this question to most Canadians and you will probably be rebuked with an emphatic no, or polite chuckles. It is a question, however, that Canadians and...