Tag Archives: Gulf War

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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U.S. Veterans describe resulting suffering from PERMANENT mefloquine brain damage


OK. I’m ticked! Canadian veterans will argue amongst themselves ad nauseum to prove they are right but, when advocates dedicate themselves to actually help them, they swing in the wind. I’m through with tact. I know there are many veterans out there suffering from the … Continue reading

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Canadian veterans with Gulf War Syndrome please step up!


Veteran Dan Slack of Kingston, Ontario, is asking for Canadian veterans who suffer from Gulf War Syndrome to get in touch with him. Here is his direct message. BONNIE I need people who suffer from Gulf War Syndrome to come … Continue reading

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U.S. Veterans Affairs recognizes long-term toxic effects of anti-malaria drug Mefloquine (Lariam)


Dr. Remington Nevin and the Lariam Organization in the United States have been working tirelessly to bring attention to the toxic adverse effects associated with the anti-malaria drug, Mefloquine (Lariam). Thanks to their persistence,  U.S. Veterans Affairs is now acknowledging the problem and offering … Continue reading

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Invitation to bring your case of exposure to depleted uranium


 Joe Hueglin requests that those vets who know they have suffered from the effects of exposure to depleted uranium please get in touch with him immediately. His contact information follows his remarks. Thanks Joe for bringing your advocacy to our … Continue reading

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Veterans Affairs breaks promise to veteran who went on hunger strike last fall


Ah, the hyprocisy! While good public relations for Veterans Affairs Canada makes the bureacracy appear to be doing more for claimants, the truth hurts. Mike Blais, founder and president of the Canadian Veterans Advocacy, once more writes to the Minister of Veterans … 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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Horror weapons of depleted uranium and its rising toll of victims — veterans and civilians — evidence points to government and military complicity


There is no need for me to write a lengthy introduction. Walt Kelly, the author of Pogo, has already summed it up with his famous statement: “We have met the enemy, and it is us!” When you watch this video, have a … Continue reading

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Ottawa drops the ball and leaves support of soldiers returning from Afghanistan to Veterans


This letter to the editor is by our regular contributor Kenneth H. Young CD. BONNIE DEAR EDITOR: Once again Ottawa and the Department of National Defence (DND) has chosen to slight the needs and wishes of our fallen soldiers, their families and … Continue reading

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