The Canadian Press

2006-07-10 | Afghan Fatality Disillusioned

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Canada's defense minister reacted to reports that 21-year-old Canadian reservist Anthony Boneca, killed in Afghanistan, was "disillusioned" with the mission. Speaking at Canadian Forces Base Winnipeg, Defense Minister Gordon O'Connor said overall morale among Canadian soldiers in Afghanistan was good. (Friends and family of Corporal Anthony Boneca of Thunder Bay, Ontario say he called home several times saying he wanted out.)

Date: 2006-07-10
Placeline: WINNIPEG, Manitoba.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 18 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << the morality of troops in Afghanistan this is literally fantastic as it is back here in Canada if you get a chance go and visit some of our infantry battalions around here or artillery battalions or armor and you'll find that they you got to hold them back they want to go to operations so the morale is very very high >>