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 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.
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.
Dec 13, 2020
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.
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.
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?
Aug 26, 2016
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.
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.
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.
May 22, 2020
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.
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.
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.
Jul 14, 2016
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.
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.
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.
Sep 19, 2016
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.
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."
Aug 14, 2017
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.
Mar 22, 2019