A day after the Globe reports that Canada has lost track of detainees and a day after the Defence Minister acknowledges the demoralizing effect on Canadian soldiers, the Foreign Affairs Minister emerges to say all are accounted for.
Foreign Affairs Minister Lawrence Cannon has denied a published report that Canada lost track of war prisoners its soldiers transferred to Afghan authorities.
Cannon says Canadian authorities can account for all detainees transferred to Afghanistan, but he admits there have been delays in tracking some of them down. Cannon’s comments came today during a joint news conference with Haiti’s visiting prime minister.
(Reminder: Tomorrow at 1pm, I’ll be chatting about the year in Parliament.)