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Poll shows Canadians are split on Afghan training mission

Majority opposes current combat operations

Canadians are nearly evenly split when it comes to Ottawa’s decision to extend the Canadian Forces’ stay in Afghanistan for a training mission. According to poll by Angus Reid, 48 per cent of respondents agree with the government’s decision, while 44 per cent are opposed. As for the current combat mission, 56 per cent of Canadians say they oppose it, while 36 per cent support it.

The Globe and Mail

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