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CHIMO Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-28-06 08:32 PM
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Protesters urge end to Afghan mission
Protesters urge end to Afghan mission
Last Updated: Saturday, October 28, 2006 | 8:57 PM ET
CBC News

Demonstrators calling for Canadian troops to be withdrawn from Afghanistan braved inclement weather in cities across the country to take part in rallies called by labour groups, peace activists and Muslim organizations.

Turnout was mixed, depending on weather conditions. In driving snow in Edmonton, fewer than 100 people marched, while several hundred braved the rain in Montreal.

The crowds included a few people with military experience.

Francisco Juarez, a demonstrator in Toronto, was fined by the Canadian army reserves and released earlier this year after he refused to train for the Afghan campaign.

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/story/2006/10/28/afghanistan-r...


Francisco Juarez, who was fined by the Canadian forces and released from the reserves for refusing to train for Afghanistan, took part in the rally in Toronto.
CBC
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