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Department Of National Defence launches Military Spouse Casual InventoryMilitary spouse takes Mrs. Vancouver Island titleBenefits Browser makes it easy to browse potential benefits for Transitioning Military MembersNational Peacekeepers Day commemorates Canadian PeacekeepersHabitat for Humanity to build homes for Veterans and their families

Department Of National Defence launches Military Spouse Casual Inventory

The Department of National Defence (DND) is launching the Military Spouse Casual Inventory which aims to support spouses and common-law partners seeking to maintain their skills and pursue or continue their careers. Military families experienced unique struggles namely having to deal re-location during Annual Posting Season (APS). With more than 61,500 military spouses located across the...
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Military spouse takes Mrs. Vancouver Island title

Throughout her teen years and into adulthood, Jenn Sheffield, Mrs. Vancouver Island 2018 and military spouse, has been competing in various pageants. While most women enjoy pampering themselves and getting dolled up for an evening out, Sheffield said sometimes there’s more to it than that. “When you get to do that and be around other women...
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National Peacekeepers Day commemorates Canadian Peacekeepers

The United Nations deployed troops on peacekeeping mission on May 29, 1948, for the first time. The mission was to the Middle East, which to observe and maintain the ceasefire during the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. Since the first mission, more than 125,000 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members have served on UN Peacekeeping missions, and close to...
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Habitat for Humanity to build homes for Veterans and their families

Unfortunately, there are some Veterans and their families who don’t qualify for affordable housing. There is another option, Habitat for Humanity Greater Ottawa (Habitat GO) have been accepting applications for a series of eight townhomes to be constructed in Orleans in 2019. "Everyone deserves a safe, decent and affordable home. Habitat for Humanity's unique homeownership model...
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