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Alberta to honour Canadian service in Afghanistan
"To mark the end of Canada’s 12-year military mission to Afghanistan, schools and municipalities are requested to commemorate the lowering of the Canadian flag in Kabul. The province will start the day by lowering all flags at provincial buildings to half-mast. At noon, flags will be raised to full...
Globe and Mail: Canadian troops packing up in Afghanistan
"6 photos of soldiers sorting vast quantities of equipment amassed at 13 Canadian bases across the country." [site]
Global News: Alberta students to mark the end of Canada’s mission to Afghanistan
"Wednesday, March 12 will officially mark the end of Canada’s tour. As a way to commemorate the work tens of thousands of Canadians have done in the war-torn country, the Alberta Government will begin the day by lowering all flags to half-mast. At noon, those flags will be raised to full height to mark...
Edmonton Journal: Provincial flags to be lowered in March to mark end of Afghan mission
"On the morning of March 12, flags will be lowered at all provincial buildings to commemorate the lowering of the Canadian flag in Kabul. Schools and municipalities are requested to do the same, Leanne Niblock, spokeswoman for the Department of Education, said in a news release." [site]