Department of National Defence

All-leader meeting needed to reach consensus on migrant crisis: Trudeau (CBC News)

Michelle Zilio (CTV News): Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is calling on the federal party leaders to put politics aside and hold an unprecedented meeting to reach a Canadians consensus on the Syrian refugee crisis. Trudeau…

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“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…


“Canada ‘does not bear responsibility’ for helping stop refugee ships, Kenney said” (The Ottawa Citizen)

David Pugliese (The Ottawa Citizen): The Canadian government earlier this year said it bore “no responsibility” to provide military help to European nations struggling to deal with the thousands of migrants crossing the Mediterranean as they fled…


“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…