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on March 24, 2016 in World News

Canada not at war with ISIL, say Trudeau and Dion following Brussels attacks

The Liberal government says Canada is not at war with Islamic militants — a view not shared by ally France. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion rejected the “at war” label just one day after the bombings in Brussels that killed more than 30 people and injured 270. After the attacks, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls used the term Tuesday following a crisis meeting called by French President Francois Hollande. “We are at war,” said Valls. “We have been subjected for the last few months in Europe to acts of war.” Added Hollande: “This war will be long.” The...

The Liberal government says Canada is not at war with Islamic militants — a view not shared by ally France. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion rejected the “at war” label just one day after the bombings...

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