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Canada’s Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan announces a major military overhaul of the Canadian Armed Forces


Via UBC News –  Breaking: Canada’s Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan announces a major military overhaul of the Canadian Armed Forces. 

Canada will be bringing up spending to 1.4% of the Canadian GDP. 

A “Strong at Home” plan includes improvement on Arctic presence and natural disaster response domestically. 

Sajjan also directly mentioned a “Russian threat” and the Canadian contribution in Iraq against Daesh (IS). Canada will also be replacing part of the NORAD system. 

More details will follow. 

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