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  • UN peacekeeping force should be on the ground in Ukraine, says former Canadian ambassador
    Russia holds a veto on the UN Security Council and has used it to oppose accountability for the ongoing slaughter of civilians that is now entering a fourth week.
    Canada
    Mar 20
  • Canada extends help for UN peacekeeping missions despite losing Security Council seat
    Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan's office confirmed the continued deployment of a CC-130 Hercules in support of UN missions in Africa on Sunday.
    Canada
    Aug 2, 2020
  • A look at Canadian peacekeeping 25 years after Rwanda
    Today, Canada has around 40 peacekeepers in the field. That's a fraction of the 1,200 Canadian blue helmets and blue berets deployed when Tousignant left Rwanda.
    Canada
    Dec 13, 2020
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  • Canada’s 200-soldier promise to UN peacekeeping ‘under discussion’: Minister
    Defence Minister Anita Anand says while the Liberal government's promise to provide a 200-soldier force to United Nations peacekeeping is being considered.
    Politics
    Dec 16, 2021
  • Feds commit up to 600 Canadian soldiers for UN peacekeeping missions
    The Liberal government is putting the United Nations on notice that Canada is ready to provide money and, more importantly, troops for peacekeeping missions around the world.
    Canada
    Aug 26, 2016
  • Reality check: Canada commits 600 soldiers, $450M to UN peacekeeping missions, but do they work?
    The Liberal government is committing nearly half a billion dollars and up to 600 soldiers towards United Nations peace operations. But is peacekeeping an effective way to keep the peace?
    Canada
    Aug 26, 2016
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  • Canada to send over 200 soldiers to Mali in UN peacekeeping mission
    Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan is to provide details of the number of troops on Monday, said the source, speaking on condition of anonymity about what will be Canada's first mission to Africa since Rwanda in 1994.
    Canada
    Mar 16, 2018
  • Canada’s peacekeeping efforts at historic low after Mali mission
    United Nations' figures show Canada had 41 military and police officers on peacekeeping operations at the end of September.
    Canada
    Nov 27, 2019
  • Number of Canadian peacekeepers deployed abroad hits 60-year low
    Figures from the United Nations show just 35 Canadian peacekeepers deployed at the end of April.
    Canada
    May 22, 2020
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  • Canada to send more peacekeepers overseas, here’s where they could go
    there is speculation Canada will likely direct its peacekeeping resources to support UN missions in Africa, including countries like Mali, South Sudan, Central African Republic, or the Democratic Republic of Congo.
    Canada
    Aug 26, 2016
  • Canada’s dwindling peacekeeping role in the world: What happened?
    Canada used to be the largest contributors to peacekeeping in the 1990s, and now it's near the bottom of the pack.
    Canada
    Nov 14, 2017
  • Canadian military can take on multiple peacekeeping roles: officials
    Canada's army has the ability to simultaneously help its NATO allies deter Russia on Europe's eastern border while launching a substantial United Nations peacekeeping mission, top military officials and leading experts say.
    Politics
    Jul 14, 2016
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  • Canada’s allies growing impatient with Trudeau government’s decision on peacekeeping mission
    One foreign diplomat says things have gotten to the point where even a "no" would be welcome.
    Canada
    May 12, 2017
  • Justin Trudeau says peacekeeping plan will satisfy UN and Canadian values
    A senior UN official said no final decisions have been made on a new peacekeeping mission for Canada -- even with Vancouver playing host to a two-day summit on the subject starting Tuesday.
    Canada
    Nov 14, 2017
  • Peacekeeping in Canada’s interest, but reform desperately needed: Romeo Dallaire
    It is in Canada's interest to play a leadership role in United Nations peacekeeping, former military commander Romeo Dallaire said Monday even as he delivered a pointed critique of how the world body runs such missions.
    Canada
    Sep 19, 2016
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  • Ceremony honours Canadians killed in peacekeeping missions
    After Supt. Doug Coates' widow was presented with a United Nations medal Sunday morning, their son Luc said the honour would help his family move forward.
    Aug 9, 2010
  • Canada’s peacekeeping mission in Mali extended into August
    The Canadian Forces' peacekeeping mission in Mali is going to last a little longer than previously planned - but not as long as the United Nations hoped.
    Canada
    Jun 14, 2019
  • ‘Terror attack’ on UN peacekeeping headquarters in Mali kills 7
    Seven people were killed and seven others injured in what the U.N. peacekeeping chief called a "terrorist attack."
    World
    Aug 14, 2017
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  • UN formally asks Canada to extend Mali mission past end of July to October
    The Canadian peacekeeping contingent in Mali, comprising eight military helicopters and 250 service members, is scheduled to end its 12-month mission at the end of July.
    Canada
    Mar 22, 2019