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Military kid uses pageants to shed light on PTSDSchool 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 account

Military kid uses pageants to shed light on PTSD

From military child to blossoming pageant contest to a champion for mental health advocacy, Kaylee Sheppard is making the military community, especially her hometown of Petawawa, proud of the achievements she's making on a national stage. Sheppard has been motivated to drive the national conversation about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) because of her personal experiences...
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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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