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CAF launches mental health awareness and resiliency training appAmazing Race launches casting call for CAF personnel and familyThe transformation of the poppy and tips to keep it onRoyal Canadain Mint unveils coin to commemorate the Battle of Vimy RidgeCanada’s Wonderland hosts Canadian Forces Appreciation Weekend

CAF launches mental health awareness and resiliency training app

To enhance the in-class training of the mental health training and education program, Road to Mental Readiness (R2MR), the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) launched the R2MR mobile app in early October. The app is designed for CAF members and their families to apply the skills attained from the program in relevant, real-life situations. “We wanted to provide...
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Amazing Race launches casting call for CAF personnel and family

The Amazing Race Canada, a show that has gotten our adrenaline pumping from the comfort of our homes for five seasons, is currently casting for season six and members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and their families and friends are a perfect fit with next year’s “Heroes” theme. “For five seasons we have made summertime...
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The transformation of the poppy and tips to keep it on

For eleven days every November, the Poppy appears on lapels everywhere as a sign of remembrance and respect. According to the Royal Canadian Legion, Poppies were first made in Canada in 1922 by disabled veterans under the sponsorship of the Department of Soldiers Civil Re-establishment. Until 1996, Poppy material was made at the “Vetcraft” sheltered workshops run...
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Royal Canadain Mint unveils coin to commemorate the Battle of Vimy Ridge

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, the Royal Canadian Mint unveiled a two-dollar commemorative circulation coin that honour the brave Canadians who fought at Vimy Ridge. "100 years ago, the four divisions of the Canadian Corps fought as one for the first time at the Battle of Vimy Ridge and through...
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Canada’s Wonderland hosts Canadian Forces Appreciation Weekend

Canada’s military community is invited back for another year of family fun during the Canadian Forces Appreciation Weekend at Canada’s Wonderland from Friday, June 30 to Monday, July 3. This year, guests can enjoy a variety of new events and activities Wonderland has planned to celebrate Canada’s 150th. From the Westcoast Lumberjack Show to Freestyle Ski...
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