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MILNEWS.ca #UKR Update – 282000UTC August 2016

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Written by milnewsca

28 August 16 at 16:00

Posted in Ukraine

MILNEWS.ca #CANvsISIL Highlights – 281300UTC August 2016

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#CANvsISIL
Everyone Else Vs. ISIL
Syria
Iraq
Libya

 

Written by milnewsca

28 August 16 at 9:00

Posted in Canada in Iraq

MILNEWS.ca #UKR Update – 271805UTC August 2016

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Written by milnewsca

27 August 16 at 14:05

Posted in Ukraine

MILNEWS.ca #CANvsISIL Highlights – 271240UTC August 2016

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#CANvsISIL
Everyone Else Vs. ISIL
Syria
Iraq
Libya

 

Written by milnewsca

27 August 16 at 8:40

MILNEWS.ca #CANvsISIL Highlights – 262000UTC August 2016

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#CANvsISIL
Everyone Else Vs. ISIL
Syria
Iraq
Libya

 

Written by milnewsca

26 August 16 at 16:00

Posted in Canada in Iraq

#CAN Peacekeeping: We know “how many” …

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… but we don’t know where – yet.  This, from the Info-machine …

… The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, and the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, and the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today announced the launch of Global Affairs Canada’s new Peace and Stabilization Operations Program (PSOPs) and the pledge of up to 600 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel to be available for possible deployment to UN peace operations.

Conflicts today are multifaceted, requiring political, security, development and humanitarian responses brought together under the broad umbrella of “peace operations”. The Government of Canada has already demonstrated its whole-of-government approach to the situation in Iraq and Syria. Today’s approach to peace operations is no different: they demand that we go beyond military roles and work closely with local authorities and a range of international and regional partners.

Canada is devoting an unprecedented $450 million to PSOPs. The new funding will help better protect civilians, including the most vulnerable groups, such as displaced persons, refugees, women and children …

… with a bit more from a backgrounder here, and from media:


 

Written by milnewsca

26 August 16 at 11:43

MILNEWS.ca Highlights – August 26, 2016

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Mo’ Peacekeeping Coming?
#CANvsISIL/Internal Security
Cold War 2.0
Way Up North
What’s Canada Buying?
Sexual Assault/Harassment in the CF
Other

 

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