Defence Minister Anita Anand used a visit to Ukraine on Wednesday, January 18, 2023, to announce that Canada is sending another 200 armoured vehicles to help with the country’s defence against Russian invaders.
Canada is sending another 200 armoured vehicles to help with the defence of Ukraine, Defence Minister Anita Anand announced during a surprise visit to the embattled country on Wednesday, January 18, 2023.
Justin Trudeau and Joe Biden tied up a pair of bilateral loose ends on Tuesday, January 10, 2023: one for Canadians who frequently cross the Canada-U.S. border, the other for a certain U.S. president who has yet to do so.
Canada's years-long search for new fighter jets came full circle on Monday, January 9, 2023, as Defence Minister Anita Anand officially confirmed the planned purchase of a fleet of F-35s to replace the Royal Canadian Air Force's aging CF-18s.
Retired Supreme Court justice Louise Arbour accused military leaders of dragging their feet when it comes fighting sexual misconduct in the ranks on Tuesday, December 13, 2022, even as Defence Minister Anita Anand staked her reputation on their success or failure.
The Defence Department's top official says he directed the military to prepare to intervene in the "Freedom Convoy" protests earlier this year, but the resulting plans were never seriously considered — in part due to concerns about another Oka Crisis.
Emails released through a public inquiry suggest federal Liberal political aides were scrambling earlier this year to figure out the extent to which members of the Canadian Armed Forces were supporting "Freedom Convoy" protests that had gridlocked downtown Ottawa.