Prince Harry will serve in Iraq, the British Ministry of Defence confirmed on Thursday.
The deployment would make Harry -- third in line to the throne -- the first royal to see combat since his uncle, Prince Andrew, fought in the Falklands War against Argentina in 1982.
Defence officials have said Harry would be kept out of situations where his presence would put his comrades at risk. Harry himself has said there is "no way" he would accept special treatment after undergoing rigorous training at the Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst.
Meanwile, Justin Trudeau has confirmed that he will try to take on the Bloc Québécois, by seeking the Liberal nomination in the Montreal-area riding of Papineau.
"They will soon discover I am not my father, for better or worse," Trudeau told CTV News, referring to former prime minister Pierre Trudeau.
He was originally expected to run in the Montreal-area Outremont riding, recently vacated by Jean Lapierre, a former Liberal cabinet minister.
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