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Helping CF Youth Cope with Parent’s Operational StressCANEX Discount Program Recreated and Re-LaunchedDND Art Program gives artists chance to portray warfare artisticallyThe Canadian Forces Family Covenant: Recognizing the Sacrifice and Service of CF Families

Helping CF Youth Cope with Parent’s Operational Stress

By Jill Kruse The pilot program to help youth learn about and better cope with parents who’ve experienced operational trauma is a success and the creators plan to offer the program nationally and eventually internationally. Jennifer Fairbank, Program Administrator for Youth of Parents Who’ve Experienced Trauma (YPET), says the program is for youth ages 12-18 who are...
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CANEX Discount Program Recreated and Re-Launched

By Laura Earle After more than four years, the CANEX Discount Program has undergone a significant makeover. As a program designed to show appreciation for our military members and their families, it was not getting a lot of attention so the creators decided to revamp it and are now promoting its benefits. Following some re-invigoration the CANEX...
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DND Art Program gives artists chance to portray warfare artistically

By Laura Keller For as long as there has been war, there has been art depicting it. Many Canadians may be familiar with the work of Benjamin West’s “The Death of General Wolfe” painted in 1770. The painting depicts the General’s death at the 1759 Battle of Quebec during the Seven Years’ War. His depiction of the events...
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The Canadian Forces Family Covenant: Recognizing the Sacrifice and Service of CF Families

By Leslie Dunnett Military spouse Leslie Dunnett speaks with Celine Thompson, the Director of Military Family Services (DMFS), about the creation and purpose of the Canadian Forces Family Covenant. Making its debut three years ago, the Canadian Forces Family Covenant was created to recognize the contributions and importance of CF families. “The CF leadership realizes that military families...
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