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There is a price to pay for not being prepared for war. Will Canada have to pay that price again?

A little over 18 years ago, amid the dust and blazing heat of Kandahar Airfield, the weary look on Colonel Ian Hope’s face spoke louder than his words. It was the spring of 2006, and the Canadian contingent in Afghanistan had just endured a brutal few weeks. More than half a dozen Canadian soldiers had been killed in roadside bombings. …

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Traditional Chinese medicine did nothing for my psoriasis. But it was my mother’s love language

This First Person article was written by Kerry Yang, a first-year medical student in Calgary. For more information about First Person Stories, see the FAQ. When plaques started appearing on my knees in first grade, my mother thought it was because of all the kneeling I did on the carpet while reading. ‘Aiyah! You have to stop kneeling,” she said …

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