Twenty years ago, they believed they were making history.“9-11 happened, and like four months later we’re there in Afghanistan, and it really mattered and people really cared,” said Alex Watson, a captain on Canada’s first deployment, now retired and working as a lawyer in Calgary. “But in terms of wins over the long term … a place like Afghanistan will break your heart.”
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Though Lionel Desmond finished his tour of Afghanistan in August 2007, the trauma of the war would rage inside him — and inside his home — for the next decade.
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For Juan Sosa, Saturdays were always the worst. That’s when the trucks parked outside Sosa’s fourth-storey apartment on Queen Street would blare their horns day and night, with no apparent regard for him, his partner or their neighbours.
Joel Bhikoo has multiple sclerosis, needs an IV infusion of medication every six months and for the most part has been isolating himself since the COVID-19 pandemic hit nearly two years ago.
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‘Freedom, back to life,’ says Canadian imprisoned in Egypt for nearly 15 years after return to Toronto
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Michel Frank Bouvier has run out of chances. Last week in Stony Plain provincial court, Judge Robert Shaigec declared Bouvier a dangerous offender and handed down an indefinite sentence.