Feb 12th, 2013
(Reuters) – Canada is unlikely to commit troops to the French-led campaign against Islamist rebels in Mali because it is threatening to become a counter-insurgency operation similar to those in Iraq and Afghanistan, Foreign Minister John Baird said on Tuesday. Last month Ottawa extended the loa...
Oct 9th, 2012
Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today visited the National Mosque and National Church of Nigeria. Baird underscored that freedom of religion is a universal human right, and that attacks on religious minorities cannot be tolerated. Canada is a vigorous defender of freedom, democracy, human rights ...