Canada’s defence minister Anita Anand addresses the opening session at the Halifax International Security Forum in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada on Friday. Photo: The Canadian Press via AP
Canada’s defence minister Anita Anand addresses the opening session at the Halifax International Security Forum in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada on Friday. Photo: The Canadian Press via AP
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Canada to increase military presence in Indo-Pacific to counter China influence: defence minister

  • At the Halifax International Security Forum, Anita Anand indicated there could be new military spending included in Ottawa’s plans for the Indo-Pacific
  • ‘The new strategy would aim to challenge China on issues including human rights violations,’ Anand said

Canada’s defence minister Anita Anand addresses the opening session at the Halifax International Security Forum in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada on Friday. Photo: The Canadian Press via AP
Canada’s defence minister Anita Anand addresses the opening session at the Halifax International Security Forum in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada on Friday. Photo: The Canadian Press via AP
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