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Like the conflict raging around McKinstry that afternoon in a large hall at Canadian Forces Base Valcartier, his combat force was virtual. In reality ... It reflects military training in the aftermath of the Afghanistan conflict, when training shifted from the specific demands of counter-insurgency to the more general ...
The Highway of Heroes is a 170 kilometre-stretch of Hwy. 401, between the Canadian Forces base in Trenton and the coroner's office in Toronto — the final journey for any member of Canada's Armed Forces killed in service. Since the war in Afghanistan, when 159 Canadian men and women died in the ...

Canada's Defence Minister, Harjit Sajjan, served in the Vancouver police force with no ill effects from wearing a turban. He also served with distinction in the Canadian Armed Forces in Bosnia and multiple tours in Afghanistan. Surely if he can navigate a war zone in a turban, police officers can safely patrol ...
The last time Canadian mining companies showed an interest in Afghanistan, Canada had troops on the ground and the country was riddled with land mines. The question back then was whether Canadian mining operations would exacerbate the conflict and prolong the military intervention. Canada's ...
I think they were," said Blair Williams, a retired soldier who credits Ron Anderson with saving his life in Afghanistan. "I should say, we are." ... The brothers grew up in a military family, moving around the globe before settling near New Brunswick's Canadian Forces Base Gagetown. Their father, Peter, was a ...
Placing bombs on everything from suitcases to cars, members of the Canadian Forces from across Canada have gathered at CFB Comox for two ... Marlow said the scenarios to be practised over the next two weeks are based on historical events such as what the military sees in Afghanistan or in the news.

The vote was taken on a motion presented by Mayor Dan Marchisella, an Afghanistan war veteran, calling for the city flag to be lowered each time any member of the Canadian forces is killed in action. The city's previous bylaw allowed for the flag-lowering if it involved a soldier with a “direct relationship” to ...
The story begins with Bea (PJ Prudat), a Canadian Forces soldier back from the war in Afghanistan, arriving at Ipperwash as part of the Department of National Defence's efforts to “clean up” over a half-century's worth of military activity on the ecosystem, including unexploded ordinance embedded in the ...
As 15,000 more US troops are deployed to Afghanistan, a former counter-insurgency advisor to the Canadian forces says the war is unwinnable and was lost from the start. At the same time, Professor Thomas Johnson says, if international forces left tomorrow, the Taliban would likely topple the Afghan ...
Afghan National Police recruits are given weapons training using AK-47 machine guns as part of their basic policing training in Kandahar, Afghanistan, in 2011. The police force is part of the Afghan National Defence and Security Forces. Sgt. Matthew McGregor photograph courtesy of Canadian Forces ...
And in spite of (or perhaps because of) the Afghanistan deployment, defence procurement completely broke down. Nonetheless, former prime ... Let's implement this new “enlightened policy” by shutting down the Canadian Forces and declaring ourselves a post-military nation. We could join the ranks of ...
That is not the Canadian way. This article is part of the special feature Peacekeeping Reimagined. Photo: KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN – JUNE 2010: An Afghan National Army Commander, working with Canadian Forces, looks through binoculars to observe an ongoing operation in Kandahar Province, ...
Cpl. Nolan Caribou ID'd as reservist who died on Manitoba Canadian Forces base ... Military Judge Commander Sandra Sukstorf heard that both soldiers are decorated sergeants with unblemished records, considered among the top in their units, who have done multiple tours of duty in Afghanistan.
A new documentary about Canadian Forces combat engineers in Afghanistan will be screened TODAY (Saturday, Jan. 20) at the Goderich and Clinton Legions. Clearing the Way: Combat Engineers in Kandahar had its world premiere as the opening film of the Forest City Film Festival in London last ...
... Affairs rounding error · Tolls may come off Cobequid Pass next year, but not for everyone · Charges laid after front-end loader tears into home, then stops at liquor store · DFO minister: No compromise on independence of inshore fishery · Man pleads guilty in hit and run that killed Canadian Forces veteran ...
Krasnuik served for 24 years in the Canadian Forces — 20 in the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (PPCLI) regular forces and another four in the reserves — including two ... From 2001 to 2014 more than 40,000 Canadian Armed Forces members served in the Afghanistan theatre of operations.
Fitzgerald has PTSD after serving with the Canadian Forces in Afghanistan. He credits the help and support he received in Kingston that got him out of a very dark place in his life. “I didn't have any tools [to cope], but once I gained those tools through people who had the education, I was able to get myself ...

Canada's special forces hope to recruit more than just a few good women in the coming years, says the commander of the elite force. Maj-Gen. Mike Rouleau said the special forces, the highly trained military units that hunt terrorists and conduct covert operations, are considering how they can recruit more ...
In addition, participants also raise money for the United Way, an official charity for the Canadian Forces. Cpl. Howard Kack, from 1st Battalion, ... The family of a Petawawa soldier who passed away after serving in Afghanistan received the Sacrifice Medal and Memorial Cross. During a private ceremony on ...
The military has limited and even banned the consumption of alcohol in specific circumstances, notably in Afghanistan. ... No," said Stuart Hendin, a consultant and peacekeeping trainer with the United Nations, who was previously an instructor at the Royal Military College and Canadian Forces College.
United Nations officials have said Iraq will need a de-mining program similar to the one instituted in Afghanistan, which employed 15,000 people at its peak. Canada currently has combat engineers training Iraqis in the finer points of dismantling bombs. A helicopter detachment, two C-130J Hercules ...
Originally from Cape Breton, N.S., Pembroke's Derrick Nearing was only 16 years old when he began serving as a reserve engineer with the Canadian Forces from 1979 until 1991. By 1991, he moved to Petawawa to transfer to the regular force where he served as a medic from 1991 until 2003, Derrick ...
2 - Afghanistan war veteran Lionel Desmond killed his wife Shanna, 10-year-old daughter Aaliyah and his mother Brenda at a home in rural Nova ...... 29 - The Liberal government announced it was extending Canada's mission in Iraq, where the Canadian Forces will continue to help Iraqi forces in the fight ...
And in a last bit of colonialism, NORAD reminds children that Santa "will visit everyone (i.e. Afghanistan, Israel, non-Christian countries)… ... With the Freeland/Sajjan policies as described in "Strong, Secure, Engaged," the role of the Canadian Forces continues to be what it always has been, despite being ...
Blois, the former president of the Afghanistan Veterans of Canada and now a lawyer based in Toronto, said despite earlier promises made by top military officials, he and many others weren't awarded the SWASM medal as the Afghanistan mission changed in the summer of 2006 from the U.S.-led ...
Canada ended its military involvement in Afghanistan in March 2014. Canada's Afghan war cost the lives of 158 soldiers. In addition, a Canadian diplomat, two civilian contractors and a journalist were also killed. More than 2,000 soldiers were injured. There are currently a handful of Canadian military ...
Former NHL enforcer Dave (Tiger) Williams arrives with other ex-NHLers to visit the troops at the base in Kandahar, Afghanistan Wednesday, May 2, 2007. ... The Canadian Forces Provost Marshal's office says the alleged victim reported the incidents in December while Williams was taking part in a morale ...
Canadian Forces retired colonel Clyde Russell said the traditional blue helmet peacekeeping that Canada is known for is no longer the norm. ... his speech centred on “Peace and Development in Our World,” which he has had lots of experience in from tours in Cyprus in 1985, Bosnia in 1995 and Afghanistan in 2005-06.
"Every allegation of sexual assault is taken seriously by the Canadian Forces National Investigation Service," said Lt.-Col. ... Williams has been a regular on military morale tours, travelling to Afghanistan to play celebrity ball hockey games against troops when they were deployed. He took part in 14 such ...
Another cenotaph in honour of those killed in Afghanistan was erected at Camp Mirage, the Canadian base in the United Arab Emirates. It was brought back to Canada and installed at the National Air Force Museum at Canadian Forces Base Trenton, Ont. It consists of a pyramid-like cairn, two walls and a ...
... Logistics Operations Officer, and Special Operations Forward Logistics Officer with JTF-2, according to the Canadian Forces. He also served as the Officer Commanding the Contract Management Cell in the Mission Closure Unit for Operation ATHENA, the Mission Transition Task Force in Afghanistan.
A former New Democrat MP will attempt to convince the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court this week to include Canada in her investigation into possible war crimes in Afghanistan, CBC News has learned. Craig Scott, an Osgoode Hall law professor who was defeated in the 2015 election, ...
The Canadian Forces have adopted a new training regime for all members of the Canadian Army being deployed overseas that better reflects the kind of ... replaces the traditional 13 km march, which was the standard test for army troops deployed to combat zones in places such as Bosnia and Afghanistan.
Beyond UN missions in the Democratic Republic of Congo, South Sudan, Haiti and the Golan Heights — and the high-profile engagements in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and Ukraine — there are Canadian forces in Latvia and Kosovo. Canadian navy ships patrol the eastern Pacific Ocean to fight drug ...
OTTAWA - Retired Sgt. Toby Miller can easily remember the day he was injured by an improvised-explosive device in Afghanistan. It was April 2, 2011 - his 41st birthday, and the beginning of the end of his military career. Miller returned to duty a short time later, but he knew something wasn't right. When a ...
A Korah Collegiate and Vocational School graduate, Barber studied nursing at University of Ottawa. She enrolled in the Canadian forces in 1997. Her postings included serving in Bosnia for six months, teaching Jamaica Defence Force and medevacing Canadians critically injured in Afghanistan from ...
A full-time reservist now living in Yorkton, Hovrisko joined the Canadian military about 17 years ago, trained, volunteered for service in Afghanistan, returned, and now works full time at the Yorkton armoury. A son of Alexander and Sharon Hovrisko of Wroxton, Austin is an older brother of Adrian, who is ...
Even though the Taliban has yet to be defeated and the future of the Muslim-majority country remains uncertain, Canadians should take pride in and honour the battlefield successes and sacrifices of the Canadian Forces in Afghanistan. After the horrific jihadist strikes on the United States of Sept. 11, 2001 ...
This past June, Canada took a pass on an invitation from NATO to jump back into the Afghan conflict. With hindsight, every indication is that Canadian forces avoided a painful and increasingly dangerous mission to pull Afghanistan out of its nosedive. "We remain committed to helping Afghanistan build a ...
... planned site of the National Memorial to Canada's Mission in Afghanistan. ... CWM regularly partners with the more than 60 Canadian Forces ...
Betty lived at Garrison Petawawa after Afghanistan, and was accepted into a Canadian Forces program to develop members “who have ...
... Combat Engineers conduct a Blow in Place or BIP in Afghanistan. ... and Canadian law enforcement agencies at Canadian Forces Base ...
The history of Canada in Afghanistan reveals just how misguided is Kilford's position. ... Hillier wanted a combat role for Canadian forces.
The warning comes just weeks after Canadian Forces personnel ... of Canadian Forces personnel in Afghanistan may have helped to turn ...
McCauley, who is stationed at Canadian Forces Base Gagetown in New Brunswick, was in Victoria to participate in the memorial event.
... wife, both active members of the Canadian Forces, will travel from New ... Despite months of effort, the Afghanistan Memorial Society couldn't ...
Victoria site of B.C.'s first Afghanistan memorial to Canadian soldiers ... of the 158 Canadian Forces members, four public servants and one ...
5, 2008, Trauner was with the Canadian forces in Afghanistan on a dawn patrol when he stepped over a berm, heard a pop and found himself ...
It's an award Lt.-Cmdr. Kelly Williamson describes as humbling. Williamson is a senior public affairs officer with the 5th Canadian Division-Canada's Army in Atlantic Canada and a resident of St. Andrews, N.B. She says she found out in August that she was named to the Top 100 list of Canada's most ...
... to honour the sacrifice of members of the Canadian Forces in Afghanistan. ... (Ret'd) Rick Hillier, who led Canada's troops during the Afghan ...


 

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