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New Defence Policy to Consider Input and Suggestions from Military FamiliesOffice of Ombudsman for Department of National Defence and Canadian Armed Forces Releases Map of Transition of ProcessWounded Warriors awards first WWC Veterans’ Child ScholarsSurvivors of military sexual trauma group launches project to give survivors a voice Paws Fur Thought pairs Veterans with Service Dogs

New Defence Policy to Consider Input and Suggestions from Military Families

Written by Mishall Rehman and Genevieve Trudeau Senecal

Though no concrete details have emerged as of yet, the Department of National Defence (DND) has assured military families that their input and suggestions will be taken into consideration as the government formulates the new defence policy.

Earlier this year, the DND received...

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Wounded Warriors awards first WWC Veterans’ Child Scholars

Wounded Warriors Canada (WWC) announced today the recipients of the 2016 Veterans’ Child Scholarship (VCS). Through the VCS, eight children whose parents are former or current members of the Canadian Armed Forces and are affected by Operation Stress Injuries will receive one year of full-time post-secondary education.

"Each of the applications we received...

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Paws Fur Thought pairs Veterans with Service Dogs

It has been three years since Medric Cousineau made the 1,065 km. journey that changed his life forever. Inspired by the impact his service dog, Thai, made on his battle with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Cousineau set out on a walk to raise awareness and funds for other veterans to receive service dogs. “I needed to...
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