Canadian Armed Forces

9.6.19

Police Warn that Accused Neo-Nazi Canadian Soldier Could Have Fled to U.S.

Police in Minnesota warn that Patrik Mathews may be in the state, which is believed to have an active cell of The Base, the terror group he is alleged to be a part of.

8.28.19

Army Reservist Tied to Neo-Nazi Terror Cell Is Missing

Manitoba RCMP confirmed to VICE that the 26-year-old has been missing since Saturday.

8.20.19

New Paramilitary Training Video Emerges of Neo-Nazi Terror Group

The footage comes as an alleged member of The Base was outed as a soldier in the Canadian military.

5.28.19

Canadian Military Confirms Neo-Nazi Group Atomwaffen Was Within Its Ranks

A report by military intelligence outlines that since 2013, 53 Canadian Armed Forces members were either connected to hate groups or hate incidents.

9.18.18

Canada’s military is using weed goggles to simulate what it’s like to be high

VICE News had an exclusive preview of the army’s new marijuana simulation kits just weeks ahead of legalization

9.7.18

Canada’s military is cracking down on legal weed

It announced new rules that apply once recreational marijuana is legalized in October.

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6.5.18

Pro-Russian news once claimed 11 Canadian commandos died in Ukraine. That didn't happen.

Canada has denounced the "disinformation" campaign.

4.24.18

Exclusive: Toronto van attack suspect Alek Minassian was a member of the Canadian Army

The Canadian Armed Forces has confirmed to VICE News that Minassian served for two months

6.7.17

Canada to boost military spending by 70 percent after Trump’s “fair share” demands

But it's still short of the target that NATO nations spend 2 percent of GDP on defense.

1.10.17

Canada must stop releasing soldiers without mental health treatment in place, says military watchdog

Ombudsman Gary Walbourne raised the issue in the wake of last week’s deaths of a veteran and his family in an apparent murder-suicide.

1.5.17

Lack of mental health support for veterans front-and-centre, after apparent murder-suicide

Afghan veteran Cpl. Lionel Desmond, who was found dead with wife, mother, and daughter on Wednesday, was suffering from PTSD and had trouble finding help.

12.27.16

Rising violence in Jordan adds to challenges of Canadian training mission

The Canadian Training Assistance Team is part of Canada's reformulated mission to counter IS.

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