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Scheer wins Tory leadership in a nailbiter

Here’s a quick note I bashed off for Facebook on the dramatic Conservative Party of Canada leadership win by Andrew Scheer — and his less-than-dramatic acceptance speech.

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Gains of Operation Medusa on verge of being overturned by Taliban

Operation Medusa was a two-week land battle in Afghanistan’s Kandahar province that began in early September 2006. Canada’s troops did the job and drove the Taliban out of village districts such as Panjwaii and Zhari. Twelve Canadian soldiers died in the fighting. However, nearly 11 years later, the Taliban threaten to retake control of their […]

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