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New book focus on gardening for VeteransMinister of Defence appoints first female Judge Advocate GeneralFormer CAF member and former veteran’s Ombudsman quits NDP leadership raceCanadian-led NATO Battlegroup stood up in LatviaGuitar for Vets Canada set to host concert to raise funds

New book focus on gardening for Veterans

Peter Prakke was nine years old when Allied soldiers helped to liberate his small Dutch town, along with the rest of the Netherlands, during the Second World War. Prakke’s interaction with these soldiers was something he never forgot. Prakke, a horticulturist, has given back to the men in and women in uniform in multiple ways over...
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Minister of Defence appoints first female Judge Advocate General

The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) has appointed its first ever female Judge Advocate General (JAG). Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan announced today the appointment of Captain (Navy) Geneviève Bernatchez as the fifteenth JAG of the CAF. “I’m extremely pleased that Captain (Navy) Bernatchez will serve as the next Judge Advocate General of the Canadian Armed Forces. Captain (Navy)...
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Former CAF member and former veteran’s Ombudsman quits NDP leadership race

Only months after announcing his bid to run for the federal NDP leadership, former veterans ombudsman, Pat Stogran, quit the race on June 3 after blaming the NDP for being “fundamentally flawed.” “It is with huge sadness that I resign from the leadership contest. The fight to take on politics incorporated while also trying to take...
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Canadian-led NATO Battlegroup stood up in Latvia

A special ceremony was held at Camp Ādaži, Latvia today to mark the standup of NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) battlegroup in Latvia. More than 1,000 soldiers from seven NATO nations participated in this ceremony. NATO Secretary-General, Jens Stoltenberg, and Raimonds Vejonis the President of the Republic of Latvia, attended the ceremony with Defence Minister Harjit S....
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Guitar for Vets Canada set to host concert to raise funds

Guitars for Vets Canada is set to host Play Your Part 2017 this November, its first annual concert of this scale to raise funds for servicemen and women with mental injuries. Musician, singer and former member of the band Great Big Sea, Séan McCann, will be hosting this evening concert and songwriter’s circle. “I believe that music...
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