The disregarding of Richard Colvin's warnings is part of a larger problem -- the adoption of a Bush-like War on Terror mentality in the top ranks of our military and government.
This week's Afghan detainee hearings in Ottawa have been a lesson in how useful some actual information can be.
The truly sickening part about Canada's role in turning Afghan detainees over for torture is that it provides one more proof that the war on terror has become the chief incubator of terror, post-9/11.
The downside of holding a wedding in Ontario this summer is that, chances are, you'll be rained on. The upside is that, chances are, you won't be bombed.
Canadian forces kill one civilian in Kandahar; Americans kill five.
Opinion polls show continued opposition to the war among Canadians and (overwhelmingly) among Pakistanis.
On This Day
On October 5, 1970 the Front de liberation du Quebec kidnapped British Trade Commissioner James Cross, sparking the October Crisis
NDP MP Bill Siksay has introduced a bill to allow Canadians to register as conscientious objectors and divert their tax money away from the military.
May 15, 2009
OISE at the University of Toronto
252 Bloor Street W. St. George TTC stationToronto , ON
Canada43° 40' 3.3132" N, 79° 23' 57.9156" W
a public forum discussing israel-canada military connections