The Canadian Armed Forces needs to nearly double the number of women it has been recruiting in recent years to reach its goal of having women represent one-quarter of all military personnel by 2026, according to an internal study from the Department of National Defence.
Canada's top soldier is warning that as the Army gets called out to a growing number of floods, wildfires and other natural disasters, there is a risk that work will hurt the force's ability to defend the country.
Federal New Democrats are asking the Liberal government to commit to regular reviews of the new North American free-trade deal's impact on Canada after it comes into force and to overhaul the way future trade pacts are negotiated.
Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland is to meet American and Mexican officials in Mexico City on Tuesday, December 10, 2019, amid reports a deal to revise the new North American free-trade agreement is close to completion.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau escaped an international summit with his relationship with U.S. President Donald Trump apparently intact in the wake of ill-timed comments that threatened to ignite tensions between the two leaders.
The NATO military alliance looked to space, the final frontier, earlier this week as members formally recognized the cosmos as integral to their mutual security, agreeing to bolster ways to defend their satellites and other space-based infrastructure from enemy attacks.
A brewing battle over the future of NATO could have major implications for Canada, which for decades has relied on the military alliance as a cornerstone of its security, protection and influence in the world.