Trudeau to lay out Canada's plan in the fight against ISIS

OTTAWA - The Liberal government is expected to finally lay out Canada's contribution to the war against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has scheduled a news conference for Monday in Ottawa where he'll be joined by his defence and international development ministers.

Trudeau has been under pressure from a number of directions to change course on his plan to pull Canadian fighter jets out of the air war against ISIL.

He has steadfastly said he won't rethink his election campaign promise.

Trudeau has said Canada can play a more meaningful role by beefing up efforts to train Iraqi ground troops fighting Islamic State militants.

Trudeau's announcement comes days before Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan is due to leave for Brussels for a meeting with his NATO counterparts on Feb. 10-11.



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