Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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P05 - (Iraq-Cda) (NOTE LENGTH) OTTAWA. x-03s. Canada's top soldier General Jonathan Vance says a Canadian Forces hospital is now up and running in northern Iraq and ready to treat anyone who is brought to it -- including I-SIL fighters. Vance told a Commons committee that the medical facility, which includes three surgeons, started operations in the last few days and will not deny medical support to anyone injured on the battlefield, including enemy combatants. ("..battle space.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: While that position is consistent with the Geneva Conventions, of which Canada has long been a signatory, it's unlikely Canadian troops would receive the same treatment from Islamic State group. It has shown a blatant disregard for the rules of war and has routinely executed prisoners.

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P04 - (Cda-US-NAFTA-Mulcair) OTTAWA. …

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