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Canada offers helicopters, planes, trainers to UN, but no decision on where

Nov 16 2017 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — VANCOUVER — Canada inched closer to a much-anticipated return to peacekeeping on Wednesday as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau offered the UN badly needed soldiers, equipment and a fresh feminist perspective on peace missions. But while UN officials were effusive in their praise for Canada's commitments and leadership, two key questions remained: When and where will […]

Canada offers helicopters, planes, trainers to UN, but no decision on where

Nov 16 2017 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — VANCOUVER — Canada inched closer to a much-anticipated return to peacekeeping on Wednesday as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau offered the UN badly needed soldiers, equipment and a fresh feminist perspective on peace missions. But while UN officials were effusive in their praise for Canada's commitments and leadership, two key questions remained: When and where will […]

Trudeau to personally unveil Liberals’ peacekeeping plan

Nov 15 2017 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — VANCOUVER — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will personally reveal today what Canada has offered to provide the United Nations in terms of troops and military equipment for peacekeeping missions. The moment will mark Canada's first tangible step back into peacekeeping since the Liberals promised last year to provide the UN with up to 600 troops […]

Trudeau to personally unveil Liberals’ peacekeeping plan

Nov 15 2017 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — VANCOUVER — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will personally reveal today what Canada has offered to provide the United Nations in terms of troops and military equipment for peacekeeping missions. The moment will mark Canada's first tangible step back into peacekeeping since the Liberals promised last year to provide the UN with up to 600 troops […]