Tens of millions in severance paid yearly to military members who leave voluntarily

More than $105 million was paid out from 2013 until 2016, not counting a year's worth of backlogged files.

'Huge irony' in male-dominated study of women, peace and security, says MP

Foreign affairs committee will review controversial countries of focus for Canadian aid dollars this spring.

How to mourn friends and reassure people: A minister's disaster handbook

Public safety minister prepped with talking points on everything from hostage-takings to major terrorist attacks.

Military police recorded one incident for every eight CAF members in 2015

National Defence employs five people, full time, to manually compile statistics from a clunky records system.

Defence minister one of several MPs who received severance pay after election

The jury is out on MPs accepting severance pay from public employers: some refused it, some donated the money, others just cashed the cheque.

We admire Meyer

Outgoing managing editor Carl Meyer has the rare ability to show a steel backbone without losing the smile on his face.

Canadian military loses bizarre items including flute, hockey net, mannequins

National Defence lost $4.4 million in equipment last year, $1.5 in combat clothing alone—including items such as floppy hats, barbed wire gloves, hundreds of socks.

Q&A with UN High Commissioner for Refugees: ‘Very irresponsible’ to blame migrants in Europe for terror attacks

‘The world is moving in Canada’s direction,’ says Filippo Grandi. He calls for an end to detaining asylum-seekers at the Canadian border, a return to funding the Junior Professional Officer program and, at the international level, a possible redesign of the UN Security Council.

Romania wants visa-free access to Canada

In a letter to the PM, a Romanian member of European Parliament tells Trudeau he can prove his openness by removing ‘unjust’ screening process.

Exterminator braved fire for Canadian mission in Nigeria

There were three fires in two years at now-vacated official residence in Abuja.

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