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International Co-operation Exposing Disabling Toxic Effects of Anti-Malarial Mefloquine (Lariam) Drug


Missing 2004 IL10-2004-007 Recovered — Details Long-Term Health Effects from Malarial Mefloquine Drug — Also Roche Report from Australia Lists Disabling Toxic Effects.  Ellen Duncan, wife of Maj. General Alastar Duncan in Britain, has sent me these documents but I … 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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Communities for Veterans cross-country ride arrives in Ontario on our National Peacekeeping Day


The 29th Lieutenant Governor of Canada, the Hon. Elizabeth Dowdeswell, welcomed Canadian veteran Paul Nichols at the Aurora branch of the Royal Canadian Legion, today–Aug. 9, 2015–in this special National Peacekeeping Day event. Paul is making a cross-country ride on … 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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Dr. Remington Nevin has chapter on Mefloquine and PTSD published


We now have expert confirmation of the horrors so many are suffering from the after effects of the anti-malaria drug, mefloquine or Lariam. If you go to Dr. Nevin’s web site, you can download the chapter in pdf format. http://www.RemingtonNevin.com/site/publications.htmlContinue 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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Harper Government can no longer deny the toxicity of the anti-malaria drug mefloquine (Lariam) mimick PTSD in the breakdown of serving forces’ and veterans’ mental health.


Dr. Remington Nevin has been working tirelessly to prove how the anti-malaria drug mefloquine (Lariam) has contributed to the mental breakdown of serving military members and veterans posted to areas where malaria is prevalent, in particular parts of Africa including … Continue reading

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Harperites hang troops and vets out to dry


The following article appeared in the Straight Goods online magazine. It says what all veterans’ advocates feel. BONNIE  http://www.straightgoods.ca/2012/ViewArticle.cfm?Ref=409&Cookies=yes Cuts to veterans’ services show Conservatives’ true colours. Dateline: Tuesday, May 08, 2012 by Ish Theilheimer Among the most outrageous and … Continue reading

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PTSD: A family’s distress


Fynes Public Interest Hearing Corporal (Cpl) Stuart Langridge committed suicide at Canadian Forces Base/Area Support Unit (CFB/ASU) Edmonton on March 15, 2008. He had served in Bosnia and Afghanistan. His parents, Shaun and Sheila Fynes, maintain that he was suffering from … Continue reading

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Demonstration of what our Afghan vets lived with every day


A former peacekeeper sent me this video with this message: A graphic demonstration of what an immense danger IEDs (Improvised Explosive Devices) pose for our troops every day in places such as Afghanistan … Keep an eye on the slow moving … Continue reading

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