Tag Archives: CanadianVeterans Advocacy

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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PTSD FORUM with Dr. Dee Rajska


PTSD FORUM This forum is new to us all, and we think that, for the benefit of everyone, we need to keep comments or questions focused on the post itself. Thanks. BONNIE         _____________ Hi again, folks! … Continue reading

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PTSD FORUM: First Session with Dr. Dee Rajska


 PTSD FORUM Today we begin with a contribution from Dr. Dee Rajska. Our focus on this forum is to help veterans suffering from PTSD learn 1) how to cope with this condition on their own and 2) how to guide … Continue reading

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PTSD FORUM: First Session with Mary K. Armstrong


PTSD FORUM Mary K. Armstrong leads with her post in our first session in our PTSD FORUM. She is part of a team of professionals I am inviting to help our veterans suffering from PTSD. These veterans are forced to learn methods of self-help because of … Continue reading

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New rapport built with New Democrats and Liberals after vets attend Parliamentary vote on budget cuts to VAC


Mike Blais Rcr Cfds 10:41pm Mar 14 CVA Situation Report – 14 March 2012 H-15The Canadian veterans Advocacy is a nonpartisan organization that will support any political party’s motion or bill that will restore the life time Sacred obligation to the wounded affected … Continue reading

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Veterans in Parliament to support NDP motion to protect VAC from budget cuts witness gov’t. spin masters


The Canadian Press‘ Murray Brewster and CTV is in Ottawa following the debate in Parliament over the NDP motion to block budget cuts to VAC. They have to give fair and balanced reporting, which follows. After watching CSPAN, however, it is clear … Continue reading

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CVA presents case to Harper government to exempt VAC from budget cuts


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Canadian Veterans Advocacy implores the Harper Government to exempt Veterans Affairs Canada’s budget before the Federal Budget release on March 29, 2012 NIAGARA FALLS, Ontario, March 1, 2012 – Many of Canada’s veterans’ stakeholders, including the … Continue reading

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Veterans need public support to help homeless vets. And that means YOU.


To make up the gap left by bureaucratic ditherings, caring veterans and advocates are forming charitable foundations to appeal to the public for direct help. Perhaps the fastest growing organization is V.E.T.S. — Veterans Emergency Transition Services — established in 2011.  … Continue reading

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