Canada’s mission in Afghanistan formally ends

Sonja PuzicCTV NewsMarch 13, 2014 Prime Minister Stephen Harper hailed the end of Canada’s military mission in Afghanistan Wednesday as a “significant milestone in the fight against global terror.” After 12 years, the loss of 162 lives and endless debate at home, the military mission formally ended with a ceremony in Kabul. Canadian and international dignitaries looked on as the army took down the Canadian flag at NATO headquarters, still under heavy guard in the war-ravaged country.

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