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School holds ceremony to remember our fallen and those deployed this holiday seasonTips for hosting a great Christmas PotluckBring Your Family Closer Together by Creating Holiday CraftsMilitary community rallies together to shut down fake Facebook accountThe College of Family Physicians of Canada releases Best Advice Guide

School holds ceremony to remember our fallen and those deployed this holiday season

This holiday season, many military families will be remembering a military loved-one they’ve lost. Other families will be separated from a loved-one due to deployments. According to the Canadian Armed Forces’ (CAF) website, there are close to 2,000 soldiers, sailors and airmen and airwomen currently overseas on various deployments. Additionally, Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships Charlottetown and Chicoutimi...
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Tips for hosting a great Christmas Potluck

Best of Holiday 2014-01For some people, Christmas time brings visions of sugarplums. For the rest of us, it can bring a stocking full of anxiety – especially if you are expected to host the festive meal. Whether you are taking in a collection of stray friends...
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Bring Your Family Closer Together by Creating Holiday Crafts

Being a military family impacts our lives in many different ways, including during the holiday season. For my family, this means that we are away visiting relatives during the holiday break and do not get to admire our home when it's decorated. Thus, we often start decorating...
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Military community rallies together to shut down fake Facebook account

A fake Facebook account created under Cpl. Nathan Cirillo’s name was shut down within two hours this week after the Veteran community from across the country rallied together. The Facebook account used the name and photos of Cpl. Cirillo, who died on Oct. 22, 2014, when he was fatally wounded while on sentry duty at the...
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The College of Family Physicians of Canada releases Best Advice Guide

In order to alleviate some of the challenges faced by military families in seeking adequate healthcare, the College of Family Physicians of Canada, in collaboration with Military Family Services, released this week a new Best Advice guide: Caring for Military Families in the Patient’s Medical Home. This new resource provides family physicians with recommendations on how...
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