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June 24, 2017 12:15 AM Clark's left turn worries her party's conservatives, could endanger Liberals free-enterprise coalition

Former B.C. Liberal cabinet ministers reacted with shock — and worry that the party’s free-enterprise coalition could be at risk — at the abrupt policy turnarounds outlined in Premier Christy Clark’s throne speech Thursday. Bill Bennett, a former mining and energy minister who represented Kootenay East for the Liberals, said Friday the abrupt changes 8

June 22, 2017 11:45 PM 'A hell of a shot': Sniper record latest example of deadly Canadian marksmanship

Joint Task Force 2 member hit ISIS militant at a distance of 3,453 metres, military confirms A Canadian sniper working alongside Iraqi forces in their fight against ISIS successfully struck a member of the militant group from a distance of 3,540 metres, Canada's military confirmed Thursday. The sniper is a member of the elite Joint Task Force 2 special 16

June 22, 2017 10:57 PM Canadian Special Operations sniper shoots Daesh fighter from 3.5 kilometres away

A Canadian Special Operations sniper shot a Daesh, also known as ISIS, fighter from 3.5 kilometres away in Iraq, the Globe and Mail reported Thursday. The shot, according to the report, happened within the last month. In a statement following publication of the Globe and Mail article, the Canadian Special Operations Command confirmed that one of its soldiers 8

June 22, 2017 12:30 AM Senators leave Liberals’ budget bill in limbo as MPs leave for summer recess Add to ..

Furious senators refused to pass the Liberal budget Wednesday evening, leaving the government’s agenda in limbo as members of Parliament left Ottawa for the summer recess. A flurry of events Wednesday pitted the Senate against the House of Commons over whether or not unelected senators can make decisions that have financial consequences. The Senate will return 9

June 21, 2017 11:56 PM IS blows up Mosul mosque where Baghdadi became 'caliph'

The IS group swiftly issued a statement via its Amaq propaganda agency blaming a US strike, but the US-led coalition condemned the destruction as a crime against "the people of Mosul and all of Iraq". Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said the destruction of the sites was "an official declaration of defeat" from the jihadists in the eight-month-old 12

June 21, 2017 7:45 PM IS destroys iconic al-Nuri mosque in Mosul

IRBIL, Iraq – The Islamic State group destroyed Mosul’s al-Nuri mosque and its iconic leaning minaret known as al-Hadba when fighters detonated explosives inside the structures Wednesday night, Iraq’s Ministry of Defence said. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi tweeted early Thursday that the destruction was an admission by the militants that they are losing 4 1

June 21, 2017 9:15 AM US shoots down 'Iranian-made' drone in Syria

Pentagon declined to speculate on who was operating it but said drone advanced on coalition forces in Syria's southeast. The US military says it has shot down an armed, Iran-made drone that had been bearing down on its forces near a garrison in Syria's southeast. In the latest sign of increasingly frequent confrontation with Damascus and its allies 6

June 20, 2017 6:54 PM Russian Jet Buzzes U.S. Plane in Europe After Drone Was Shot Down in Syria

A Russian jet came within five feet of a U.S. reconnaissance plane near the Baltic Sea Tuesday after the military announced earlier that day it had shot down an aircraft belonging to the Moscow-backed Syrian government. A Russian SU-27 "rapidly" approached a U.S. RC-135 reconnaissance plane and acted "provocatively" by performing "unsafe" maneuvers 9

June 19, 2017 7:35 PM Liberals to promise long-refused welfare hike in throne speech

The BC Liberals are pledging the province's first social assistance rate hike in 10 years during the speech from the throne this week, CTV News has learned. The Christy Clark government is proposing a $100 monthly increase to the welfare rate in Thursday's throne speech, as well as a ban on political donations from corporations and unions. Both policies 5

June 19, 2017 5:19 PM National Defence mum on Russian threat to shoot down planes in Syria

OTTAWA -- There are fears Canadian military aircraft operating over Syria could be caught in the middle of a new and potentially explosive dispute between the U.S. and Russia. Moscow is warning that it will target allied aircraft operating west of the Euphrates River in Syria in retaliation for the U.S. shooting down a Syrian government warplane on Sunday 6