Canada Iraq War

Soldiers, Don't Trust Canada to Bring You Home From Iraq Alive

Bruce Moncur | Posted 10.03.2014 | Canada Politics
Bruce Moncur

The Canadian Forces situation is dire. Our compensation system woefully decrepit. Our government spends 1 per cent of the GDP on defense on par with Lithuania and Latvia. The equipment that soldiers use is in such a poor state that the probability of sustaining casualties is much higher. Casualties that veterans affairs can't possibly handle given the current state the department is in. The truth of the matter is Canada is about as ready for another war as the Hapsburgs were in 1914. I implore upon those deploying to Iraq to take care. I understand how much you want to deploy. You must understand that the current government support to you are hollow promises and even though you have given a blank cheque for this country the feeling is far from mutual if you return home missing pieces.

Sunny Freeman

Canada's 'No' To Iraq War A Defining Moment For Prime Minister

HuffingtonPost.com | Sunny Freeman | Posted 03.20.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO -- Liberal prime minister Jean Chrétien's decision to break with U.S. President George W. Bush on the 2003 invasion of Iraq was a very public...