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Afghanistan: Atlantic Canada's role

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Last Updated Jan. 29, 2007

Jan. 19, 2007:
Minister of National Defence Gordon O'Connor promised the newest batch of Afghanistan-bound soldiers Friday that Canada will support the mission until the job is done and the war-torn country can stand on its own.
» CBC STORY:O'Connor promises support for Afghanistan-bound troops

Jan. 12, 2007:
Canada's defence minister says he hopes the United States won't pull any of its troops out of Afghanistan to boost its war in Iraq.
» CBC STORY:O'Connor hopes Bush's Iraq plan won't drain Afghanistan force

Dec. 25, 2006:
Canada's top soldier, Gen. Rick Hillier, ladled out Christmas dinner for the country's troops at a rustic, mud-walled base in Afghanistan, bringing with him a message of overwhelming support from back home.
» CBC STORY:Hillier serves Christmas dinner to troops in Afghanistan

Dec. 20, 2006:
The head coach of a New Brunswick junior hockey team has been given a two-game suspension for kicking a player off the team who did not sign a Canadian flag.
» CBC STORY:Hockey coach suspended in flag-signing incident

Dec. 20, 2006:
Some of Canada's politicians may be having second thoughts, but soldiers preparing for the next deployment to Afghanistan say they're not only ready to go, they're gung-ho.
» CP STORY:Gung-ho soldiers heading for Afghanistan say they're ready and well prepared

Dec. 15, 2006:
A Charlottetown police officer is home for the holidays from Afghanistan, where he's been training Afghan police recruits.
» CBC STORY:A holiday break from Afghanistan

Dec. 13, 2006:
Most of the thousands of boxes of Kraft Dinner collected by an Alberta town's residents for Canadian soldiers in Afghanistan won't be unpacked in the war-torn country.
» CBC STORY:Gotta be KD? Not for Canadian soldiers

Nov. 11, 2006:
A soldier from New Brunswick who died Monday in Afghanistan served 29 years in places such as Kosovo but was stunned by the poverty, violence and desperation he saw on his latest mission, his father says.
» CBC STORY:Afghan living conditions had stunned slain soldier

CBC Nova Scotia in depth:
To pay tribute to the Nova Scotian Canadian soldiers killed while serving in Afghanistan, CBC News has prepared portraits of each of the soldiers as told through the voices of their families.
» CBC STORY:Canada in Afghanistan: Portraits of Fallen Soldiers

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