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Twenty-Nine Homeless/In-Crisis Veterans Identified During the3rd Annual VETS Canada Coast to Coast Tour of Duty Highway of Heroes Tree Campaign plans to create largest, living memorialHighway of Heroes: Keeping it clean and greenCanadian “Couples Overcoming PTSI Everyday” program garners international attentionHomes to be built for Veterans in Calgary  

Twenty-Nine Homeless/In-Crisis Veterans Identified During the3rd Annual VETS Canada Coast to Coast Tour of Duty 

Veterans Emergency Transition Services Canada (VETS) held their third annual Tour of Duty on June 9, 2018. The national walk seeks to raise awareness surrounding Veteran homelessness, homelessness prevention, locating Veterans in crisis across the country. In 21 cities across Canada, VETS Canada staff and volunteers hit the streets to locate those Veterans in need. Through...
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Highway of Heroes Tree Campaign plans to create largest, living memorial

The idea had originally formed from an environmental initiative around 2013. A group of tree-loving individuals from different organizations planned to create a tree canopy across the length of Highway 401. It was then Tony DiGiovanni, head of Landscape Ontario, suggested they plant the trees for veterans on the Highway of Heroes.  Avid military and...
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Highway of Heroes: Keeping it clean and green

In 2007, the stretch of highway 401 that lays between Trenton and Toronto was named the Highway of Heroes. In 2009, a good friend of Kerri Tadeu, Major Michelle Knight-Mendes, was carried down the Highway of Heroes after she lost her life while serving in Afghanistan. Since then Tadeu and retired MCpl. Collin Fitzgerald have continued their commitment to keeping the Highway...
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Homes to be built for Veterans in Calgary  

The Homes for Heroes Foundation plans to build a village of 15 to 20 homes for homeless veterans. Once the foundation gets the go-ahead from Calgary’s City Council, they can begin the 60 to 90-day build process. The houses are built in a separate warehouse and will be transported onto the land. President David Howard said...
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