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Canadian photographer’s documentary a harrowing insider view of Afghan war

By Colin Perkel

TORONTO — A Canadian photographer’s quest to come to grips with the long war in Afghanistan is the subject of a new documentary that takes viewers along for a harrowing ride with seemingly no destination. 615 more words


Canada's participation in peacekeeping missions - is Stephen Harper right?

In the aftermath of the leaders debate last night, Murray Brewster of the Canadian Press has a reality check on Canada’s current role in peacekeeping. 1,020 more words

Defence Watch

Not a Secret Anymore (starts with a "Z")

I have a confession to make. Only a handful of my friends and family know what I’ve been up to – and it ain’t pretty. 651 more words

New documentary film offers a photographer's focus on the Afghan war

For photojournalist Louie Palu, his five years covering the Afghanistan conflict have marked him for life. While the Toronto native was taking hundreds of pictures for news outlets, he was keeping a journal that detailed his feelings and revealed his psychological state. 914 more words

Local Arts

Taliban Storm Afghanistan Prison, Free Hundreds

More than 350 prisoners have been freed, and at least four prison guards have been killed, after Taliban militants stormed a prison, in Afghanistan. 245 more words


From The Mentor's Mouth: Bro. C. M. Williams

This week’s submission for From The Mentor’s Mouth is from Bro. C. M. Williams, which was originally presented to William Renton Lodge No. 29, … 1,624 more words


Hi Comrade!

Hi Comrade!

Good tidings to you, With urgent need for assistance, I have summoned up courage to contact you. I have no intention of contacting you at this moment rather an emergency prompted me to seek for urgent gateway and i will be glad if you can be of assistance in understanding my personal experience and work with you presently with my on-going military mission here in Afghanistan which is going to be fruitful and profitable to both of us financially. 167 more words