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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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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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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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PTSD: a soldier’s distress


A veteran peacekeeper shares some of his writings from a diary he has written as he has dealt with the suffering of PTSD. BONNIE ENTRY ONE  I’ve been gone a long time, I know. How can I make you understand? It’s … Continue reading

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


In today’s post, a disabled veteran shares his letter to the current Minister of Veterans Affairs Canada,  Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn. BONNIE Concerns of a Disabled Veteran by Walter Callaghan Minister Blackburn, Regarding the attached PDF, being your response to the correspondence I initiated … Continue reading

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Remember child soldiers need special rehabilitation


Today, in the Saturday Toronto Star, Lt-Gen. Romeo Dallaire (ret.) writes an exclusive editorial about “our duty toward child soldiers.” When we think of homecoming vets, these abused and tortured youngsters are forgotten because most remain in their home countries. Many … Continue reading

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Mefloquine anti-malaria drug used to torture Guantanamo detainees


In a shocking release of two articles by investigative reporters, Jason Leopold and Jeffrey Kaye, we learn mefloquine, the controversial antimalaria drug issued to armed forces in Canada, the United States, Australia and Great Britain since 1989, has been used as an … Continue reading

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Vet knocks the approach to gain VAC benefits


Once again I have invited Cpl. Kenneth H. Young CD (ret) to speak out on this blog as I encourage all veterans to use this forum as their platform. It is only through communication and discussion we can influence change. KENNETH H. YOUNG’S … Continue reading

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The fight for veterans from a military wife’s point of view


I met Sheri Skanes at the Trenton Veterans Protest Rally November 6, 2010. She co-partnered in organizing the rally and afterward, she wrote the following to the editor of Belleville’s online newspaper, EMC, on Remembrance Day November 11, 2010. Dear … Continue reading

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