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Repatriating Oak Trees back to Vimy to mark the 100th AnniversaryCanadian Women’s Soccer Team will compete in international tournament, May 24 to June 4Canadian Armed Forces investing $2.65 million to Royal Ottawa Mental Health CentreInvictus Games Creates Strong BondsMinster of Veteran’s Affairs Hosts Stakeholder Summit

Repatriating Oak Trees back to Vimy to mark the 100th Anniversary

In 1917, after winning the Battle of Vimy Ridge, an Ontario-born Canadian soldier, Leslie Miller, looked onto the Ridge for a souvenir to take home. However, amidst the destruction, all Miller could find was a handful of acorns. Miller later planted the acorns on his family’s farm land, an area known today to be part...
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Canadian Armed Forces investing $2.65 million to Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre

The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) made a groundbreaking announcement today about its commitment to invest $2.65 million, over four years, in brain imaging technology, in collaboration with the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre. It is the hope that through this new state-of-the-art technology, mental illnesses can be better understood, treated and, perhaps one day, be...
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Invictus Games Creates Strong Bonds

Twenty-eight former and currently serving ill and injured Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) soldiers battled against personal challenges to compete in the 2016 Invictus Games, conquering the unthinkable. Invictus Team Canada earned 22 medals over the course of four days, but as anyone there will tell you, it’s not really about the medals. “I’ve been hugely honoured...
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Minster of Veteran’s Affairs Hosts Stakeholder Summit

Minister of Veterans Affairs, and associate Minister of Defence, Kent Hehr, and 90 representatives from veteran stakeholder groups recently concluded a two-day Stakeholder Summit in Ottawa. During the Summit the Minister announced the newly launched “Have Your Say” online engagement tool. “What many of them [veterans] experienced, endured, was and is extremely difficult and while they...
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