The Liberal government is rolling out a plan to increase military spending by 70 per cent over the next 10 years.
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By Caitlin Patrick The UN humanitarian aid agency has suspended all convoys following airstrikes on aid trucks that killed at least 12 truck drivers and Red Crescent workers in Syria, Monday night. The UN called the attacks “sickening, savage and apparently deliberate,” in a statement Tuesday. “The humanitarians delivering life-saving aid were heroes. Those
By Donna Marie Sevilla There may be a 40 per cent shortage of water supply in the world by 2030, the United Nations said in a report released Friday. The report comes ahead of Sunday’s World Water Day. The report specifically warns about dangers to ground water which has been depleting in many countries. “By 2050, water demand is
By Andrew Schopp Saturday marks the 25th World AIDS Day, an annual international effort to raise awareness of the disease, which according to Public Health Agency of Canada, has claimed the lives of over 13,000 Canadians from 1980-2009. World AIDS Day was established in 1988 by the UN General Assembly. “It was decided that this