20 years after they deployed to Afghanistan, Canadian soldiers ask: Was it worth it?

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.”

Understanding the greatness behind creative minds and development

creative minds and development, Creativity is one of those traits that people seem to have an intrinsic understanding of, but if you ask them to define it, they get tripped up. It’s easy to come up with a list of creative people, and the outcomes of creativity (a novel, an invention, a new way of looking at the world), but it’s difficult to wrap your head around the actual concept of creativity.