Tag Archives: Canadian soldiers

Blackwater trained Canadian troops

The National Post reported last week that the Department of National Defence has paid the notorious Blackwater security company, now called Xe Services, more than $6 million to train Canadian troops  (Tom Blackwell, “Blackwater trained our troops,” National Post, 27 April 2010): The department sent a succession of personnel to Blackwater’s Moyock, N.C., training compound […]

Abuses perpetrated against children on Canadian military bases in Afghanistan

Young boys have been the targets of sexual abuse by Afghan soldiers living on Canadian bases in Afghanistan for years now, and the Canadian military has turned a blind eye to it. There are no indications that Canadian soldiers have been directly involved, but it appears that knowledge of the abuse is commonplace. This abuse sometimes takes place in […]