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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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Not every Canadian soldier expressed his feelings in letters as much as these writers, nor felt the same way.
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.
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.
The attack came two days after a recent convert to Islam killed one Canadian soldier and injured another in a hit-and-run before being shot to death by police.
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.
A GUNMAN shot and killed a Canadian soldier guarding a war memorial yesterday - then ran into the country's parliament and fired off a volley of shots.
Well, in Upperthong there is a part of England that is forever Canada for St John's churchyard is the final resting place for 22-year-old Canadian soldier Pte Clarence B Denman - and his story is told by John Rumsby in the Huddersfield Local History Society Journal which has just been published.
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.
MY WIFE'S FATHER, Private John Tuckey, age 37, a Canadian infantryman, is the oldest Canadian soldier in Holten Military Cemetery, Holland.
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.
No Canadian soldier was required to support the initial criminal invasion of Afghanistan.
Inside the coffin are the remains of an unidentified Canadian soldier who died in World War I.
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.
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