Libya extension to go to Parliament

The prime minister is looking to extend Canada's mission in Libya by three months, according to CBC News. Prime Minister Stephen Harper said he would ask Parliament to extend Canada's participation in Libya past the Sept. 27 scheduled end date. Mr. Harper made the statement on Sept. 20 while in New York for United Nations meeting of world leaders. Muammar Gaddafi is still at large and Mr. Harper reiterated Canada's support for the National Transitional Council, which is now governing Libya.

Published: Wednesday, 09/21/2011 12:00 am EDT

The prime minister is looking to extend Canada's mission in Libya by three months, according to CBC News. Prime Minister Stephen Harper said he would ask Parliament to extend Canada's participation in Libya past the Sept. 27 scheduled end date. Mr. Harper made the statement on Sept. 20 while in New York for United Nations meeting of world leaders. Muammar Gaddafi is still at large and Mr. Harper reiterated Canada's support for the National Transitional Council, which is now governing Libya.

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