Tag: Afghanistan

We may never know all the complex factors that led Lionel Desmond to murder his wife and family, and then kill himself. But we’re learning. It’s complicated. On the evening of Jan. 3, 2017, Lionel Desmond, a 32-year-old former Canadian soldier, murdered his 31-year-old wife, Shanna, their 10-year-old daughter, Aaliyah, and his 52-year-old mother, Brenda, […]

Halifax Daily News March 19, 2006 By Stephen Kimber Why did a 16-year-old boy really attack Canadian army Capt. Trevor Greene with an axe in the Afghan village of Shinkay two weeks ago? And what actually happened in that Kandahar City roundabout last Tuesday night when a Canadian soldier shot and killed an unarmed, middle-aged […]