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Afghanistan: Atlantic Canada's role

Radio coverage from CBC New Brunswick

Last Updated Jan. 39, 2007

Jan. 30, 2007
The CBC's Sarah Trainor spoke to Cpl. Curtis Allaby, his wife Shannon Allaby and their three year old son Jacob on Jan. 28. Cpl. Allaby was among a group of soldiers who left for Afghanistan on Jan. 28.
Play: RealAudio (runs 2:10)


Jan. 29, 2007
Private Tammy Ayers, who leaves for Afghanistan on Feb. 2, talks to CBC radio's Shaun Waters about her upcoming training mission, and how her husband and children are preparing for life without Mom.
Play: RealAudio (runs 7:27)


Jan. 29, 2007
As her deployment grows closer, Private Ayers speaks to CBC radio's Terry Seguin about her family, and how they are coping with the next six months without her.
Play: RealAudio (runs 11:43)


Jan. 29, 2007
Imagine being a travel agent for the army, in charge of getting more than 2,000 soldiers from Fredericton to Afghanistan in the next six weeks.The soldiers are replacements for soldiers who'll be coming home after six months of duty in Kandahar. CFB Gagetown Base spokesman Lieut.- Navy Brian Owens tells CBC radio's Terry Seguin how it's all going.
Play: RealAudio (runs 6:02)


Jan. 29, 2007
University of Toronto political scientist Randall Hansen talks about how federal politicians are handling the mission to Afghanistan.
Play: RealAudio (runs 8:35)

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