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Military Spouse Renegotiates Mortgage Policy for OUTCAN PostingsRed Friday Rally to Celebrate Five Years of Supporting Our TroopsProject HeroesMilitary Mom Nominated as Transformational CanadianRed Fridays: A Tribute to our Troops and our Country

Military Spouse Renegotiates Mortgage Policy for OUTCAN Postings

By Jill Kruse Former stock broker and experienced military spouse Lucie Mann took on the Canadian banking industry and renegotiated changes to the mortgage interest rate penalty policy that will ultimately save military families thousands of dollars and a lot of stress. The new policy will help military personnel who are being posted out of Canada (OUTCAN)....
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Red Friday Rally to Celebrate Five Years of Supporting Our Troops

By Leslie Dunnett In 2006, the Red Friday Ladies began encouraging Canadians to wear red on Fridays, to show their support and pride for Canadian Forces members and their families. Five years later, Red Fridays are recognized in communities all across Canada, with many rallies and events being held in honour of those who serve. The trend...
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Project Heroes

Patrick Twomey Portraits perform a noble work, that more than any other is necessary for our human needs, that through them we in a true sense do not die. - Constantijn Huygens Dutch humanist, diplomat and poet of the Dutch Golden Age The above is the quote that greets visitors to the Project Heroes website, and perhaps it...
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Military Mom Nominated as Transformational Canadian

By helping soldiers help others, military mom, Maureen Eykelenboom has been nominated as a Transformational Canadian. The Globe and Mail, along with CTV and Cyberpresse have partnered together to find 25 Transformational Canadians, who are being defined as Canadians who through their vision, leadership and actions have immeasurably improved the lives of others. Eykelenboom has been nominated...
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Red Fridays: A Tribute to our Troops and our Country

By Jill Kruse I became a fan of the Red Fridays Support Our Troops campaign back in January 2007 when my husband and daughter attended the first Red Rally for the troops at CFB Gagetown. I planned to go as well but my three-year-old twins and I got sick and we had to stay home. I remember...
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