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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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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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Ottawa cuts psychological treatment for returning Afghan soldiers based at Petawawa


Here we go again. More doublespeak from the feds while wounded veterans are left in the lurch. Wouldn’t you like to take the heartless politicians and bureaucrats making these ruthless decisions and drop them into the middle of Kabul and Kandahar, … Continue reading

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CVA appeals for federal support of Nova Scotia Supreme Court’s ruling that supports veterans


CVA Warning order – SISIP Ruling – Operation Positive Review From Michael L Blais CD Shot over… Serving members, fellow veterans, mother, fathers, sons and daughters of those who stand on guard for thee. I am reaching out to you … 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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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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Veteran’s full letter to PM to probe abusive review and appeal board


The following is a full copy of the letter Harold Leduc recently wrote to the prime minister. In an earlier article written by the Canadian Press’ Murray Brewster, only a portion of it was quoted. In light of today’s story … 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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Two Poems in tribute to HOMELESS VETS — May we never forget what they have done for us!


Formerly with the Royal Signals, British veteran John Quinn, contributed these two poignant poems he discovered about homeless vets. BONNIE   Through My Eyes By Brian Chenier You don’t know me or what I’ve done You don’t care where I’m from … 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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