Prime Minister Justin Trudeau levelled fresh condemnation at Vladimir Putin on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, but refused to weigh in on the Russian president's meeting with Donald Trump — underscoring what experts say is the difficult tightrope act that the U.S. president is forcing Canada to walk on the world stage.
The arrival of Canadian troops in Mali has coincided with raised hopes and heightened tensions over what is expected to be a decisive moment in the West African country's recent history: presidential elections later this month.
The German helicopter crews being relieved by Canada's peacekeeping mission in Mali say they have struggled with delays in getting approval for life-saving medical evacuations as pennywise UN officials wrangle over cost.
Suspended Vice-Admiral Mark Norman will be shuffled out of his position as the military's second-in-command on Thursday, June 28, 2018, as the criminal case against him works its way through the court system.
Leaders from across Canada's political spectrum voiced their support on Sunday, June 10, 2018, for free trade and opposition to U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum while denouncing the Trump administration's unprecedented attacks on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
The Trudeau government is keeping the door open to sending more helicopters to Mali to ensure the Canadian Forces can provide round-the-clock medical evacuations in what is expected to be a harsh operating environment.