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Helmets to Hardhats helps Veterans find their place in the civilian trades worldSupreme Court of Canada ends veterans lawsuitVeteran starts Veteran owned and operated welding companyTraining courses further enhance rescue capabilities of Team RubiconGovernment initiative launched to improve transition for military members and their families

Helmets to Hardhats helps Veterans find their place in the civilian trades world

Helmets to Hardhats (H2H) was announced in January 2012 by Prime Minister Harper, Brigadier-General (Ret'd) Gregory Matte was appointed and selected as Executive Director, and operations began shortly after in May 2012. "It was started to meet the duality of responding to a shortage of skilled workers in the construction industry and the desire by the...
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Supreme Court of Canada ends veterans lawsuit

After fighting for five long years, the Supreme Court of Canada has decided not to hear the appeal in a lawsuit between the Equitas Society and the Government of Canada. The British Columbia Court of Appeal ruled there was no obligation or "social covenant" in Canada to its Veterans. The decision was made at 9:45 a.m.,...
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Veteran starts Veteran owned and operated welding company

When Chris Reader, owner of Veteran Welding, transitioned from the military into civilian life, he felt he never had a problem finding employment. He had problems finding work that could keep him mentally and physically engaged. “It was like oh okay this is cool, and then you get in there, and it’s just mindless brainless work....
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Training courses further enhance rescue capabilities of Team Rubicon

When they aren’t battling floods or other disasters Mother Nature throws at us, members of Team Rubicon participate in courses. These courses are designed to further enhance their capabilities as a disaster relief team. “The courses that we’re offering right now are for us to engage our volunteers in between disaster responses....
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