The Authors

Russell is a teacher with extensive experience working on Parliament Hill with MP's, was an army reservist and holds a B.A. in History and Political Science. He is married with two children and lives in Calgary



Dillon Hillier, a corporal with the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, returned home from a tour in Afghanistan and started up a normal life. But when ISIS insurgents began attacking local populations in Iraq and elsewhere, Hillier, a long-time soldier, felt he had to join in the action, so he sold his car, lied to his parents about where he was going and became the first Canadian to volunteer to fight ISIS in Iraq. Dillon now works in the financial industry.