“I have directed the Canadian Army to pause training related to these sort of influence activities until the conclusion of the investigation,” said Minister of Defence Harjit Sajjan.
A report by military intelligence outlines that since 2013, 53 Canadian Armed Forces members were either connected to hate groups or hate incidents.
Special forces, armed drones, and cyberwar are all a part of Ottawa's new defence plan
But it's still short of the target that NATO nations spend 2 percent of GDP on defense.
Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan has apologized for taking credit for Operation Medusa, one of Canada’s biggest military operations in the Afghan war.
Trudeau announces Canada’s support for a diplomatic resolution to the Syrian crisis but critics point out the lack of concrete action
"The future is changing, and we need to be rapidly changing with it," Harjit Sajjan told VICE News at a security conference in Halifax.
Canada's secretive spy agency is left crossing its fingers.
On a weekend trip to Erbil, in Northern Iraq, Canadian Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan opened the door to facing the Islamic State in a different part of the world — in Libya and the Sinai Peninsula.
Harjit Sajjan has gained worldwide notice since Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appointed him defense minister, in part thanks to an image of the former soldier in army fatigues.
The new Liberal government is pledging to tackle suicides in the Canadian military, but a new report released this week shows that might be difficult — because nobody knows quite how large the problem is.
Harjit Sajjan is one of four ministers of Sikh origin in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s cabinet, making the total number of Sikhs in Canada’s federal cabinet the highest in the world. India only has two.