Prime Minister Stephen Harper told a press conference on Tuesday that Canada is not considering a “direct military mission” in Mali. He did not, however, rule out other forms of assistance.
The Canadian Auto Workers’ staff have made a $15,000 donation to the Rideau Institute’s Ceasefire.ca program for 2013.
The Harper government is clearing the path for the sale of Canadian-made light armoured vehicles to the government of Colombia.
Defence Minister Peter MacKay has floated the possibility that Canadian troops may be sent to help to train troops in Mali.