The Afghanistan Memorial Vigil is now on display at the Saskatchewan Legislative Building. It includes the original 192 memorial plaques from the Kandahar Airfield Cenotaph. The memorial vigil will be open for public viewing from 1 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Sept. 2 and from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Sept. 3 to Sept. 6.
The federal government has announced it will invest about $200 million over the next six years to expand mental health services and research for Canada's veterans, members of the military and their families.
The damage from an overnight earthquake in a mountainous area of central Japan that hosted the 1998 winter Olympics proved more extensive than initially thought. A daylight assessment Sunday found at least 50 homes destroyed in two villages, and 41 people injured across the region, officials said.
Former Israeli prime minister and defence minister Ehud Barak says that while there is an urgent need to fight ISIS, the world cannot disregard other regional threats, especially Syrian President Bashar Assad.