The Canadian military will begin wrapping up its mission at Kabul airport in the coming days ahead of the Aug. 31 deadline the United States set for full withdrawal, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan said Wednesday.
Canada airlifted another 121 people from strife-ridden Afghanistan on Saturday, August 21, 2021, including Canadian citizens and family members as well as Afghan nationals accepted for resettlement by Ottawa and its allies, officials said on Sunday, August 22, 2021.
The Trudeau government is promising to resettle 20,000 refugees who have already fled Afghanistan even as months of frustration turn to outright fear over the fate of hundreds of former interpreters and their families still stuck in the country.
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau said on Thursday, September 26, 2019, the political instability in the United States and Britain serves as a warning to Canadian voters to avoid the pull of divisive populism that he accuses his Conservative opponents of fostering.
To some onlookers, the sudden termination of these three women of colour is a manifestation of long-time problems with the women's advocacy organization: discrimination, racism and a general lack of inclusivity.
After spending the past two weeks criss-crossing the country to speak with ordinary Canadians in town hall meetings, Justin Trudeau is heading to Switzerland where he'll rub elbows with the rich and powerful at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
More than a year after Maryam Monsef revealed she was not actually born in Afghanistan, as she had previously believed, the Liberal cabinet minister is still waiting for the government to update her documents.