Justin Garrett Boyes was leading a foot patrol of Afghan National police through a district heavily populated by Taliban on WEDNESDAY morning when the ground exploded beneath him.He will be remembered.
Lieutenant Boyes, a 26-year-old father who had just arrived for his second tour of duty in Kandahar 10 days ago, did not survive the blast.
RELATED: Opposition MP's spring into action
-- OTTAWA -- A committee of MPs voted yesterday to launch an inquiry into the government's actions concerning the transfer of Afghan prisoners.*
Opposition MPs want to find out what happened in 2006 when allegations first emerged that prisoners transferred by Canadian Forces were tortured at the hands of Afghan authorities.