Canada Afghanistan Mission

WELCOME HOME

CP | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.18.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The last Canadian soldiers to leave Afghanistan arrived home Tuesday to tears, hugs from family and friends and a pledge from Stephen Harper ...

Families Of Fallen Canadians In Afghanistan Reflect On Loss

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.16.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Was it all worth it?It is a brutally awkward question, especially when posed in the context of Afghanistan.There is no shortage of people opi...

After 12 Years, Canada's Afghanistan Mission Comes To End

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.12.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Some people searched their souls while the politicians offered glowing tributes and flags flew at half-staff.Meanwhile, one survey suggested ...

WELL, GOODBYE

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.12.2014 | Canada Politics

KABUL - As the Canadian flag inched its way down the pole Wednesday at NATO headquarters in Kabul, Master Cpl. Jordan Taylor didn't necessarily see th...

What Canada's Really Leaving Behind In Afghanistan

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.11.2014 | Canada Politics

KABUL - A map on the wall at the Gandamack Lodge, a well-worn Kabul haunt for western aid workers, officials and journalists, traces in meticulous det...

Canadian Military Made Difference In Afghanistan: Minister

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.24.2014 | Canada Politics

HALIFAX - Defence minister Rob Nicholson says Canada has made a difference in Afghanistan, even as Ottawa prepares to withdraw its military forces fro...

Another $227 Million To Afghanistan

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.07.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada and other major donors sought to assure Afghanistan that development aid will not dry up when foreign troops leave the country by pled...

Thanks For The Cash Harper

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.31.2012 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - Joe Biden called Stephen Harper on Thursday to thank him for Canada's recent commitment to contribute funds to Afghan security forces, th...

Harper Kept MacKay In The Dark On Afghan Review

CP | James McCarten, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.02.2011 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Prime Minister Stephen Harper's office was so seized with controlling public opinion of Canada's shooting war in southern Afghanistan that e...

A Top Soldier's Homecoming

THE CANADIAN PRESS | Posted 09.21.2011 | Canada Politics

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- OTTAWA - Canada's top soldier in Afghanistan has returned home, now that the nine-year combat mission in that country has come t...

550 Afghan Translators Immigrating To Canada

The Canadian Press | Posted 09.14.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- CALGARY - Citizenship and Immigration Minister Jason Kenney says hundreds of Afghan translators who risked their lives working w...

Farewell To Kandahar And Canada's Desert War

The Canadian Press | Posted 09.04.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS — MA'SUM GHAR, Afghanistan - Canada's desert war came to an end Tuesday when soldiers of the Royal 22e Regiment stood down and fo...

A Bittersweet Farewell For Canada's Elite Troops

Posted 08.29.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- KANDAHAR, Afghanistan - Luck is a subject most combat troops don't like to talk about in the field — and certainly not on the ...

Matter Closed? Detainee Documents Released

The Canadian Press | Posted 08.22.2011 | Canada Politics

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- OTTAWA - The Conservative government wants to shut down a review of documents about the handling and treatment of detainees in A...

Canadian Troops Wrap Up Final Kandahar Mission

CP | Posted 08.06.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- KANDAHAR, Afghanistan - The Canadian Forces have conducted their last full-scale offensive combat operation in Kandahar, but the...