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Tornadoes setback Veteran’s Gardening ProgramVETS Canada open drop-in centre in OttawaOttawa is re-introducing the NDI 75 as a Veteran Service CardGastrointestinal Society dedicated to help military and veteran familiesVeteran Organization provides temporary housing for homeless veterans

Tornadoes setback Veteran’s Gardening Program

The Women Warriors’ Healing Garden has suffered a setback due to the devastating tornadoes that ripped through Ottawa on Sept. 21. The federally registered non-profit corporation reported one of their partner organizations, Youth Now farm, lost a heritage barn when twisters touched down in locations throughout eastern Ontario and western Quebec causing severe damage and lengthy...
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VETS Canada open drop-in centre in Ottawa

Seeking to provide aid and comfort to homeless and at-risk vets, Veterans Emergency Transition Services Canada (VETS Canada) opened a drop-in and support centre in Ottawa on Sept. 17. The centre, being described as the first of its kind in Canada, is located in the downtown at 517 Besserer Street and will be open seven days...
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Ottawa is re-introducing the NDI 75 as a Veteran Service Card

Veterans will soon be issued with a new identification card, the federal government announced earlier this week. Ottawa is re-introducing the NDI 75 as a Veteran Service Card (VSC) intended to acknowledge the service of members and to encourage an enduring affiliation with the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). The ID card is intended to show a...
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Gastrointestinal Society dedicated to help military and veteran families

In a recent article released by the GI Society, gastrointestinal (GI) and liver conditions affect approximately 60 per cent of the Canadian population. Often, long-standing stress can take a toll on one's body and those afflicted with any number of GI conditions, stress can bring about symptoms. "In the article, we provided for the Transition Issue...
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Veteran Organization provides temporary housing for homeless veterans

Homelessness among homeless Vancouver veterans has become a growing concern, so Veterans Emergency Transition Services Canada (VETS Canada) and Community Builders Group partnered together to provide temporary housing to homeless military veterans. “There are so many veterans out there who need assistance and who need a place to kind of regroup,” said Jim Lowther, CEO of...
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