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Canada Canada’s 20 most dangerous places 2020

16:41  19 november  2019
16:41  19 november  2019 Source:   macleans.ca

The forgotten: former Afghan civilian combat-zone advisers fight for recognition

  The forgotten: former Afghan civilian combat-zone advisers fight for recognition They carried out some of the most dirty and dangerous assignments during Canada's war in Afghanistan — gathering intelligence on the Taliban, warning of attacks and eavesdropping on insurgent communications. They were civilians, not soldiers, and many of them returned injured and broken. Instead of being cared for by the government that sent them to war, those who asked for help were relegated to the uncertainty and long waits of provincial workplace safety and insurance boards.Others came home to find the jobs they had left were no longer available. Some were called "traitors" by fellow Afghans living in Canada.

Based on Statistics Canada data compiled by Maclean’s for its annual ranking of Canada ’ s most dangerous places , these are the 20 places in Canada with the highest level of overall In this gallery communities are ranked by crime severity index (CSI) in 2018, the most recent year with data available.

These are the 20 places in Canada with the highest level of overall crime. © Copyright 2020 St. Joseph Communications. Based on Statistics Canada data compiled by Maclean’s for its annual ranking of Canada ’ s most dangerous places , these are the 20 places in Canada with the highest

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