Tag Archives: Agent Orange

Mefloquine is already the Military’s “Hidden Epidemic” — new report reveals stunning facts


As more and more people are growing alarmed, we’re also seeing increasing advocacy for those suffering long-term from the toxic effects of mefloquine or Lariam as the preferred anti-malaria drug used by our military for more than 25 years. What a … Continue reading

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Why do we need to vote?


It is with special privilege that I repost a blog under A VETERAN’S VOICE by Wolf William Solkin found on Canadian Veterans’ Advocacy web site. Wolf is a World War II veteran, currently residing at St. Ann’s hospital in Montréal. … Continue reading

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WE CHALLENGE OUR GOVERNMENT’S POSITION ON MEFLQOUINE


Getting help for veterans and citizens suffering from the adverse effects of mefloquine or Lariam is the government’s responsibility to right the suffering its mandatory position has caused. Continue reading

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New hope for veterans suffering from PTSD


Another resource for veterans suffering from PTSD. This Alliston Workshop in Ontario on Saturday, July 12, 2014 is not government-endorsed, but your local legions are promoting it. For early bird enquiries or appointments call Sandra at (705) 733-8284 or visit … Continue reading

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A Veteran’s Insight and Legacy proves we each can make a difference


We all know Kenneth H. Young CD (retired) for his advocacy against Agent Orange and derivative chemicals and his positive voice in defending veterans’ issues, but in this commentary, he expresses his most heartfelt insights gained from his experiences. BONNIE MAKING A DIFFERENCE … Continue reading

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THOSE AMONG US WHO MAKE A DIFFERENCE – A SERIES ON SELF-HELP


Sometimes it is easier to be cynical and believe one person can’t make a difference, so why try? But, if everyone acted on this premise, nothing would get done. There would be no progress. Every day we make choices, and … Continue reading

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Another open letter to our Veterans Affairs Minister re: inadequacies of Public Services Health Care Plan


Ken is a staunch supporter of the CVA and at his own expense traveled from BC to Ottawa on November 5th to speak out against the government’s treatment of veterans and their families exposed to Agent Orange in Gagetown over decades, … Continue reading

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Nov. 5, 2011: YOU ARE THERE — 2nd Canadian Veterans’ National Protest Rally Speeches on Parliament Hill


For those who could not attend the Second Protest Rally of our Canadian Veterans in front of Parliament Hill, speeches of Mike Blais and Kenneth H. Young. BONNIE CVNDOP Parliament Hill Speech – Michael L Blais CD, Founder/President Canadian Veterans Advocacy … Continue reading

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So, Canada, when are you going to take responsibility for your Agent Orange victims?


When Kenneth H. Young recently attended the Second International Conference for Victims of Agent Orange in Viet Nam, he saw the tragic aftermath for victimized Vietnamese children  and relived his own horrors with Agent Orange. He wondered how long it is … Continue reading

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Candid remarks from Canada’s rep, Kenneth H. Young, at the International Conference of Victims of Agent Orangfe in Viet Nam


Kenneth H. Young provides an overall summary of his impressions of the Second International Conference of Victims of Agent Orange held in Viet Nam August 8-9. The Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin (VAVA) hosted the conference. He ponders the age-old question why … Continue reading

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