A plea to heed the chorus of Afghans urging Canadian aid
In less than a week, Afghan lives and families were ripped asunder, and here in Canada, I grieve and lobby for the innocent.
A British Royal Air Force Chinook helicopter pictured firing flares over Afghanistan in 2015. Western University professor Erika Simpson, who initially advised colleagues to take any form of transportation available to them to get out of Kabul and into India or Pakistan, now says that's too dangerous. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons