Svyatik Artemenko, a goalkeeper with Guelph United FC, had just landed a spot on a team in Ukraine when the war began. (Photograph courtesy of Guelph United F.C.)

A Soldier’s Story: From Canada to Ukraine

I left Canada to pursue my pro soccer dream in Ukraine, where I was born. When Russia invaded, I joined the only team that mattered.
Minister of National Defence Anita Anand rises during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, May 9, 2022. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press)

Ottawa weighing whether to invest in ballistic missile defence

Politics Insider for May 11: Ottawa to appeal an Alberta ruling; Ontario PC MPPs in hot water over questionable allowances
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland speaks with the media after purchasing a new pair of shoes at a local shop, April 6, 2022, in Ottawa. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press)

New federal budget will include up to $8 billion in defence spending

Politics Insider for Apr. 7: Foreigners to be temporarily barred from buying homes in Canada; Ottawa to summon the Russian ambassador for tough questions over Kyiv atrocities; an Atlantic oil megaproject gets approved
Launching a hypersonic weapon in Russia (Russian Defense Ministry Press Service/AP/CP)

Canada’s hesitancy on military defence is leaving us vulnerable

Paul Wells: NORAD says the threats are higher than they’ve been in decades and action is needed now. Good luck getting Canada on board.
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Liberals face reality of national security in a dangerous world

Trudeau Report Card: Many security promises remain unfulfilled—from better equipping spies to jet purchases
Saudi special security forces show their

Why is Canada making arms deals with the Saudis?

The Conservative and Liberal governments alike are ready to make deals with the human-rights-abusing nation
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For the record: Julian Fantino on his work at Veteran Affairs

’I will remain forever grateful to the countless veterans I had the distinct honour of meeting’