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slender insect with delicate membranous wings having an aquatic larval stage and terrestrial adult stage usually lasting less than two days

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Questions have also come up about how much information Canada shared with the United States about Zehaf-Bibeau and Rouleau, who ran over two Canadian soldiers in Quebec with a car, killing one, last week.
OTTAWA, Ontario: A Canadian soldier standing guard at a war memorial in the country's capital was shot dead Wednesday, and heavy gunfire then erupted inside parliament.
The bloodshed immediately raised the spectre of a co-ordinated terrorist attack, with Canada already on alert because of a deadly hit-and-run earlier in the week against two Canadian soldiers by a man who police say was fired up with radical Muslim fervour.
The violence comes just two days after another suspect, said to have jihadist sympathies, ran over two Canadian soldiers, killing one, in an act described by a top Canadian official as "clearly linked to terrorist ideology.
Pte Denman was not the only Canadian soldier to die in Huddersfield during the First World War.
Long after the war, as an old German soldier and the son of a Canadian soldier talk about this, they agree that the war had been "a terrible waste of human life brought on by greedy people and tolerated for too long by silent majorities.
Deep further stated, "With 35 years of experience in delivering and supporting vehicles that meet or exceed the requirements of the Canadian Army, General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada is committed to delivering to the Canadian soldier the best tools for the job and the best protection that we can give them.
Ottawa, March 28 (BNA) -- A Canadian soldier on his first tour of duty in southern Afghanistan has been killed in a bomb blast.
Organized chronologically, this volume details how the popular symbolism of ordinary men taking up arms in a time of war came to replace the professional military man as the archetypal Canadian soldier by the end of the First World War.
Extraordinarily, he is the only Canadian soldier killed in Afghanistan so far to have actually grown up in Greater Toronto--a conurbation containing nearly one fifth of the national population.
A Canadian soldier was killed when two NATO warplanes mistakenly fired on a platoon during an anti-Taliban operation in Kandahar province after ground troops requested air support, according to NATO.
Meanwhile, a Canadian soldier was killed yesterday in fierce fighting near an opium-rich Taliban stronghold, the military said.
The Victoria Cross awarded to Ukrainian born Canadian soldier Corporal Filip Konowal that disappeared from the Canadian War Museum about 30 years ago was back on public display in Ottawa on Monday, 23 August 2004.
We got to the top of a sea wall and I saw a Canadian soldier with part of his face blown away.
THE examination of the mysterious events of April 24, 1915, reveals the truth about rumours that a Canadian soldier had been found crucified at St Julien near Y'pres in Belgium.
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