Less than two months after the final Canadian troops pulled out of Afghanistan, Prime Minister Stephen Harper hosted our country’s first National Day of Honour “to recognize those who fought and to remember the fallen” throughout the 12-year mission.
Reducing the influence of Canada’s military industrial complex and transferring military spending to issues more relevant and beneficial to Canadians should be the top priority for Ceasefire.ca in 2014, according to many of its supporters.
Read “Don’t Bank on the Bomb,” the new report from ICAN and IKV Pax Christi that details how 298 private and public financial institutions from around the world invest almost $314 billion in 27 companies involved in the production, maintenance, and modernization of nuclear weapons.
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The Harper government is moving toward more direct military involvement in Mali. What is your opinion about events in Mali and Harper’s response? Leave your comment.
Canada’s participation in global peacekeeping operations is now almost negligible, even though the demand for blue helmets is steadily increasing.