Military & Conflicts

Audio clips covering the military, conflict, and wars.


2006-03-29 | Afghanistan-Canada-Killed

Private Robert Costall was killed and three others wounded after a battle with Taliban insurgents, north of Kandahar. Brigadier General...


2015-05-07 | Omar-Khadr

Former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr was freed on bail after an Alberta Court of Appeal justice rejected a last-ditch...


2012-10-10 | Navy-Spy-Case

A Canadian navy intelligence officer pleaded guilty in Halifax to espionage and breach of trust. Sub-Lieutenant Jeffrey Paul Delisle showed...


2011-07-21 | Afghan-Canada-General-Charged

Retired Brigadier-General Daniel Menard pleaded guilty July 21st before a military court martial to having intimate relations while leading Canada's...


2011-03-27 | Afghan-Canada-Soldier

Another Canadian was killed in Afghanistan, the first soldier to die in the war-torn country in 2011. Corporal Yannick Scherrer...


2011-01-12 | Afghan-Canada-Handover

Canada turned over command of Kandahar's Provincial Reconstruction Team to the United States on January 12th. It was the first...


2010-05-02 | Snowbirds-First-Woman

A sky-high glass ceiling was shattered May 6th with a woman taking command of the renowned Snowbirds aerobatics team. Lieutenant-Colonel...


2009-09-30 | Afghan-Canada-Shooting

Twenty-four-year-old Nova Scotia soldier Corporal Matthew Wilcox was sentenced September 30th to four years in prison and dismissed from the...


2008-08-10 | Afghan-Canada-Roberts

Hundreds of soldiers lined the tarmac at Kandahar Airfield to salute a fallen comrade before his body was transported back...


2008-03-18 | Afghan-Canada-Death

Sergeant Jason Boyes of Napanee, Ontario was killed March 18th by an explosive device while on foot patrol in Panjwai...