Tag Archives: Col. Pat Stogran

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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CVA plans move forward for Canadian Veterans National Rendezvous in Niagara Falls July 8-10


Mike Blais Rcr Cfds gives an updated situation report below. Thanks, Mike, and to everyone at CVA that are building this group into a great voice for today’s veterans. BONNIE Situation report, Canadian Veterans Advocacy May 18, 2011 Fellow veterans, ladies and gentlemen. … Continue reading

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Pat Stogran joins forces with PC party


This just in courtesy of the Canadian Veterans Advocacy web site. BONNIE By Kris Sims, Parliamentary Bureau OTTAWA – Former veterans’ ombudsman Pat Strogan is joining forces with the small but insistent Progressive Canadian Party. Strogan is endorsing the PC party … Continue reading

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NDP leader Jack Layton backs veterans’ issues in upcoming election


Veterans issues are finally being recognized as an election issue and veterans are gathering to back the one leader who has come forward to defend their rights for better treatment, NDP Leader Jack Layton. Below excerpts from a CBC News … Continue reading

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NEW SERIES: The Canada Our Vets Want to Build — Their Fight for Rights and Compassionate Treatment POST ONE


All kinds make up the Corps of our military forces, but by and large, I have found that the most positive-minded, idealistic people I know are “soldiers,” which is the word I use here to represent all branches and ranks of the … Continue reading

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Birth of the Canadian Veterans Advocacy — See how you can join.


Today, Canadian veteran Mike Blais presents the mission statement for the Canadian Veterans Advocacy and explains how and why he founded this organization. BONNIE Canadian Veterans Advocacy Mission Statement Update Mike Blais Rcr Cfds January 14 at 11:04pm  Canadian Veterans Advocacy Founder … Continue reading

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2010 in review


The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. … Continue reading

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Hangman’s noose in current DND anti-malaria drug policy


I have learned that current Canadian Forces policy requires a physician or other licensed professional to customize a choice of anti-malarial treatments in consultation with their soldier-patient; as opposed to what might have been prior practices in place, such as … Continue reading

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WARNING: Deadly anti-malaria drug mefloquine still issued to troops


In Canada since 1994, I know of only one advocate to complain about administering the anti-malaria drug treatment, mefloquine, to Canadian troops: John Cummins, Member of Parliament for Delta-South Richmond, British Columbia. His website shows a history of interest and dedicated advocacy for Canadian veterans … Continue reading

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