It was an ordinary Sunday night until I was awakened by the sound of my husband shouting: “Who are you? What do you want?” I looked up and saw the silhouettes of two great big guys, pointing flashlights in our eyes. It was instantaneously clear that they were there to hurt us.
The first Liberal MP to declare a candidacy for the federal Liberal leadership, Godfrey came out swinging for environmental sustainability and social issues. He may fade away if heavy hitters such as Belinda Stronach or Michael Ignatieff decide to run when the campaign formally opens April 7.
Re: “Canada in Combat” (Cover, March 20). Why is the government endangering the lives of my fellow countrymen in the military by sending them into Afghanistan without a parliamentary debate? There has not even been an attempted justification by the political leadership, past or present, as to what the objectives are, what the exit strategy is, and how the presence of Canada’s military in Kandahar is in our national interest.
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