Sorry to hear that, Jo.
I'd read about some extensions at another forum, had hoped it wouldn't impact you. Can't you beg them to let him get as far as Germany for a day or two - just so you can marry the guy?
The Canadian troops currently on peacekeeping duties in Afghanistan probably won't be coming straight back to Canada as planned - they're going into
"a formal decompression period" for the exhausted soldiers returning home in February.
That's before they're allowed to come home.