Canadian Armed Forces (CAF)

“Canadian military could help bring refugees to Canada, Mulcair says” (The Toronto Star)

Joanna Smith (The Toronto Star): New Democrat Leader Thomas Mulcair said he’d be open to having the Canadian military transport Syrian refugees out of Turkey to help resettle them here more quickly. “Having more people on…

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“Stephen Harper would quit as PM even if party loses by a seat” (CBC News)

CBC News: Conservative Leader Stephen Harper says he will cease to be prime minister if his party comes a close second in the Oct. 19 election, signalling he will not resort to any procedural tactics to remain in power. In a wide-ranging…


“Divergent views on Canada’s military role in Middle East hits campaign trail” (The Toronto Sun)

Bruce Cheadle (The Canadian Press): Conservative Leader Stephen Harper and NDP Leader Tom Mulcair put forward sharply contrasting visions Friday of the role Canada’s military should play in relieving the international humanitarian crisis that has…


“Stephen Harper promises Yukon its own Canadian Armed Forces reserve unit” (CBC News)

CBC News: Federal Conservative Leader Stephen Harper announced a plan to create a Canadian Armed Forces reserve unit in Yukon during a campaign stop in Whitehorse today. The reserve unit would be aimed at “enhancing the Arctic…


“A Canadian Warplane Mistakenly Broadcast Its Location Over Islamic State Controlled Territory” (VICE News)

Ben Makuch (VICE News) For what appears to be an entire sortie, a Canadian warplane broadcast its flight location while flying over so-called Islamic State (IS) controlled territory. The revelation regarding a refueling plane flying as…


“Harper says photo of drowned child underscores need for military action” (The Globe and Mail)

Bill Curry And Ian Bailey (The Globe and Mail): Stephen Harper is defending his government’s approach to the growing Syrian refugee crisis, stating that his government is taking in more refugees but is also delivering…


“Up to 27 Iraqi civilians may have been killed in Canadian airstrike, Pentagon document reveals” (CBC News)

Timothy Sawa, Lynette Fortune and Ghalia Bdiwe (CBC News): An internal Pentagon document obtained by CBC’s the fifth estate raises questions about the quality of the investigation conducted by coalition forces into an allegation that…