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Boomer’s Mom Completes BBR15Military Family Seeking Liver Donations for Twin GirlsMilitary Spouse Launches Book in BCMilitary Spouse Renegotiates Mortgage Policy for OUTCAN PostingsRed Friday Rally to Celebrate Five Years of Supporting Our Troops

Boomer’s Mom Completes BBR15

  Maureen Eykelenboom, mother of fallen soldier Corporal Andrew Eykelenboom added riding a bicycle to Vimy Ridge to her personal bucket list several years ago. Bravely, she then decided to train to complete the 2015 Wounded Warriors Battlefield Bike Ride (BBR15) in Europe in June. “Riding my bike into Vimy Ridge was huge for me. Looking up at...
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Military Family Seeking Liver Donations for Twin Girls

Time is running out for the Wagner family, of CFB Kingston, to find compatible livers for their seriously ill twin daughters. The girl's parents are hoping reaching out to the military community may bring the miracle they are looking for. Vietnamese twin girls, Binh and Phuoc, named after the province in which their birth mother is...
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Military Spouse Launches Book in BC

Brenda Corey Dunne grew up in the small town of Nackawic, New Brunswick. She flirted with the idea of writing during her high school days as one of the school correspondents to the Daily Gleaner, Fredericton’s paper, and admits to writing secret, morose teenage poetry alone in her bedroom. She even considered journalism as a...
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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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