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Veterans graduate from unique program to eradicate use of child soldiersNew transition program launched for personnel releasing from the Canadian Armed Forces, RCMP, and provincial policeCAF Veteran uses the power of sports to healMeet ten CAF personnel in the running to be Canada’s next astronautCAF Veteran chosen as first Canadian Exchange Officer for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate

Veterans graduate from unique program to eradicate use of child soldiers

Twelve veterans recently became the newest graduates of the Wounded Warriors Canada Veteran Trainers to Eradicate the Use of Child Soldiers (VTECS) program at Dalhousie University. The program is part of the Roméo Dallaire Child Soldier Initiative, recognized as the only organization in the world taking a prevention-oriented, security sector focused approach against child soldiery. “We are...
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New transition program launched for personnel releasing from the Canadian Armed Forces, RCMP, and provincial police

This April Willis College will be piloting the new Veteran Friendly Transition Program (VFTP), a program designed to assist Canada’s servicemen and women transitioning to civilian careers. Several dignitaries and members connected to the military community gathered on Parliament Hill on March 23 to announce the VFTP. “I had the privilege of leading the men and women...
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CAF Veteran uses the power of sports to heal

The power of healing through sports is something 2017 Invictus Team Canada co-captain, Natacha Dupuis, is well aware of. She’s harnessed its power in her road to recovery and serves as a beacon of hope after being diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). MCpl. (ret’d) Dupuis served in the military for just over 16 years,...
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Meet ten CAF personnel in the running to be Canada’s next astronaut

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is currently gearing up to select its next generation of space explorers. Out of the top 32 finalists, eight are currently serving in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). Last year, the CSA announced that it is looking for individuals to fill in two now vacant seats. The CSA received nearly 4,000...
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CAF Veteran chosen as first Canadian Exchange Officer for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate

Royal Canadian Air Force veteran and Royal Military College of Canada graduate, Colin Murray, has been chosen as the first Canadian Exchange Officer for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate. This is part of a partnership with Defence Research and Development Canada’s Centre for Security Science (DRDC CSS). “We are excited to establish...
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