As Israel and Hezbollah inch toward war, Canada braces for a repeat of the 2006 evacuation


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Foreign Minister Mélanie Joly had a stark warning Tuesday for Canadian citizens in Lebanon. "If the armed conflict intensifies, it could impact your ability to leave the country and our ability to provide you with consular services," she said. "Canada is not currently offering assisted departures or evacuations for Canadians in Lebanon, and these are not guaranteed. "My message to Canadians has been clear since the beginning of the crisis in the Middle East: it is not the time to travel to Lebanon. And for Canadians currently in Lebanon, it is time to leave, while commercial flights remain available." Canadian...