MPs pass motion to extend and expand mission against ISIL
The Canadian military mission against ISIL has been extended with an expansion into Syria now approved. With a Conservative majority, MPs passed the motion 142-129 in the House of Commons Monday evening. Prime Minister Stephen Harper says we must act to protect Canadians against the threat of terrorism at home and abroad. "While the Coalition has succeeded in stopping ISIL’s territorial spread, the global threat that ISIL poses remains. In particular, we cannot stand on the sidelines...