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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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How to find healing when dealing with the fear and shame of PTSD


Robert Simpson is a Veteran of some of Canada’s peacekeeping missions in the world’s worst hell-holes. He’s now happily married, but his life descended into the darkest places before he found his way home. Taking a cue from U.S. veterans who formed self-help … 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 Affairs Canada privacy breaches of CF and RCMP vets spotlighted


Canadian Veteran Dennis Manuge is fed up waiting for the government to take action against those in Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) who continue to access disabled veterans‘ private health records. He has built a new Facebook page called Veterans Affairs Canada Privacy … Continue reading

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Canadian Veterans Advocacy – CVA Communications Network – 2011 Statistical Summary


*** One Veteran One Standard *** “Veterans Affairs Canada exists, in no small part, to repay the nation’s debt of gratitude and to shoulder its burden of responsibility to those whose courageous services have bequeathed this legacy of valour, citizenship, nationbuilding … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving from a vet to all our vets


Kenneth H. Young CD often writes posts for Homecoming Vets and today he sends a message of THANKSGIVING. BONNIE Many people today wonder what there is to be thankful for but to them I say, “Stop for a minute and … Continue reading

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The Love Of A Good Dog: Service Dogs for PTSD


Story reposted from TRAILBLAZERS FOR GOOD, a Care2 Cause. by Karen Francis July 29, 2011 11:00 pm Those of us who love our pets and for whom that four-legged roommate is a member of the family know that sitting with … Continue reading

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One veteran’s open letter of thanks to Veterans Affairs for apologizing to fellow vet on hunger strike.


Out of his concern for the way veterans have been treated up until now, Cpl. Kenneth H. Young CD (ret) has contributed many articles on Homecoming Vets. In this one, he thanks Canada’s new Minister of Veterans Affairs, Steve Blaney, for interceding on … Continue reading

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


Today Kenneth H. Young talks about media bias. BONNIE  Re: Is it true? Is the media now controlled by Mr. Harper??? by Kenneth H. Young CD   Media. It certainly seems as if Ottawa controls all media. And the party that … Continue reading

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How Vets can use Facebook effectively for broadcast messages


This is a special message from one of our vets, Kenneth H. Young CD. Please read carefully and follow his directions. BONNIE  If you already know this, please disregard. I wish to explain why it is important to repost and … Continue reading

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