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Team Canada travels to troops over Thanksgiving Weekend$60,000 raised for Renos for HeroesStamps issued to Commemorate Navy CentennialNew Benefit CardThe Military Families Fund: Supporting Those Who Serve

Team Canada travels to troops over Thanksgiving Weekend

This past Thanksgiving, Team Canada, a group of high-profile Canadians, visited Kuwait and Belfast to spread some cheer to troops far from their families during the holidays. The group comprised of comedians, singers, former NHL players and CFL players. Also, part of the group was Arlene Dickinson, entrepreneur, author and TV personality on the show Dragon’s...
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$60,000 raised for Renos for Heroes

Raising funds for Renos for Heroes, Duval Terceria of the Carpenters’ District Council of Ontario completed a five-day walk from Oshawa to Trenton. The walk raised over $60,000 to help improve the lives of injured veterans. Terceira started his 120 km walk from the Royal Canadian Legion in Oshawa on Sept. 25. He was joined by...
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Stamps issued to Commemorate Navy Centennial

Stamps issued to commemorate the Canadian Navy’s 100th Anniversary To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Canadian Navy, Canada Post has issued two stamps depicting the past and present of Canada’s naval service. The first stamp features one of Canada’s first naval warships, HMCS Niobe, with a picture of an unknown sailor taken around 1910. The...
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New Benefit Card

Nov 1st marks a new era for submitting prescription drug receipts. As of Monday, gone is the practice of collecting drug receipts and sending them into the medical plan provider, Sun Life Financial. The Public Service Health Care Plan (PSHCP) has enhanced their health care coverage by introducing the new PSHCP benefit card. "I want to encourage...
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The Military Families Fund: Supporting Those Who Serve

By Julie Simmonds Since 2007, the Military Families Fund (MFF) has helped 560 military families and members in times of need. Covering anything from counseling expenses to academic support, the MFF has dished out $800,000 to assist military families where other funding options weren't available. From the legacy of General Rick Hillier, the MFF was created in...
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