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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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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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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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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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Reaching out for redemption and hope: the story of a broken warrior suffering PTSD who has a dream to help you make a difference in others’ lives.


Lily Casura is running a video on Healing Combat Trauma that is at once very difficult to watch but also so necessary. It is a remarkable invitation to look into the broken soul of a warrior seeking redemption and a new … Continue reading

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Blessings of the Season!


These holidays are celebrated by all races and religions, so to everyone, I wish you a MERRY CHRISTMAS in the loving spirit that this festival celebrates for all humankind. Our troops, veterans and many of our fallen soldiers as well as wounded … Continue reading

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Series: In the Language of Respect, Part Two


How to argue without offending and hurting the ones you love or need to understand TWO:  LEARN TO “SEE” and “HEAR” BOTH PERSPECTIVES A comment on the Veterans of Canada blog crystallized a key problem with the way veterans talk … Continue reading

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How vets with PTSD can stay stress-free during the holidays


Kenneth H. Young CD and Sylvain Chartrand posted a link on Facebook to the following press release that provides seven tips for keeping yourself together over the holidays if you suffer from PTSD. At the bottom of the press release is a … Continue reading

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Changes for veterans are only a good first step


Veterans have been airing their concerns, but in fairness to the new veterans ombudsman, we need to consider his position, which is presented here. BONNIE By Guy Parent, Citizen Special November 27, 2010 6:05 AM The announcement made by the … Continue reading

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VAC’s disgraceful manipulation of “changes” to veterans’ benefits revealed


On Saturday, November 20, the following letter-to-the-editor by Robin Brentnall, CD, appeared under David Pugliese’s “Defence Watch” column in the OTTAWA CITIZEN. In it, Robin explain’s the government’s spin on its announced changes to answer veterans’ concerns. More smoke and mirrors as … Continue reading

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