Highlights / Kirk Woodman

International, Society

Canadian believed kidnapped in West Africa is free after 15 months

Édith Blais, a Canadian woman whose plight made the hearts of people across Quebec ache when she and her boyfriend disappeared 15 months ago in West Africa, will be returning home soon, according to Canada’s foreign affairs minister. “I just »

International, Politics

Canada ‘appalled’ by death of Canadian kidnapped in Burkina Faso

Canada is “appalled and deeply saddened” by the killing of a Canadian man reportedly abducted by jihadists in northern Burkina Faso, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said Thursday. Kirk Woodman was kidnapped by a jihadist group that raided a mining »