Gift packages for Canadian soldiers abroad are security risk


Over a 1000 holiday care packages destined for Canadian troops serving in Afghanistan are being held in Montreal because the Armed Forces cannot transport them if they are not directly addressed to individuals.

Even though the gifts were packed in an armoury and have been kept under lock and key, officials say that they cannot vouch for the contents which constitutes a security risk.

Give me a freaking break!

CBC story

At the same time, from CNN,  US officials refuse to deliver thousands of greetings addressed to “Any Wounded Soldier” fearing anthrax or letter bombs.

The terrorists have already won if we’ve come to this.