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When Canadian Soldiers Must Choose Between Their Pensions and Their Mental Health

Posted September 30, 2014 by Simon

I’ve written many stories about the callous way the Con regime and the military treat our wounded soldiers.

But since nothing ever seems to be done about it, and I’ve seen the horror up close, I’m just going to have to keep repeating this:

Making soldiers choose between their pensions and their mental health is the absolute limit. 
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Montreal Simon: When Canadian Soldiers Must Choose Between Their Pensions and Their Mental Health

Posted September 30, 2014 by Simon

I’ve written many stories about the callous way the Con regime and the military treat our wounded soldiers.But since nothing ever seems to be done about it, and I’ve seen the horror up close, I’m just going to have to keep repeating this:Making soldiers choose between their pensions and their mental health is the absolute limit. Read more »

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Minister Moore attends Afghanistan Memorial Vigil in Fredericton

Posted September 30, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

HALIFAX, NS – Media are invited to join the Honourable Rob Moore, Regional Minister for New Brunswick and Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency), in attending a commemoration ceremony for the Afghanistan Memorial Vigil (AMV) at the Fr…

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Remains of Canadian First World War Soldiers Found in Hallu, France Identified

Posted September 27, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today Mr. James Bezan, Parliamentary Secretary for the Minister of National Defence and Member of Parliament for Selkirk-Interlake, announced on behalf of the Minister of National Defence that the Department of National Defence (DND) and the Canadian A…

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Identification of First World War Soldiers in Hallu, France

Posted September 27, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

In 2006, three sets of skeletal remains were recovered by a young resident in the village of Hallu, France. The following year, another five sets of remains were recovered from the same area – all remains being those of Canadian soldiers from the First World War and believed to be from the 78th Battalion, also known as the Winnipeg Grenadiers. Since 2006, the Directorate of History and Heritage has been working towards the identification of these soldiers.

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Harper Government Supports International Association of Women Police Training Conference in Winnipeg

Posted September 26, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, Regional Minister for Manitoba, and Member of Parliament for Saint-Boniface, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic …

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HMCS Toronto completes operations in the Black Sea as part of Operation REASSURANCE

Posted September 26, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Toronto has completed its 19 day participation in joint NATO operations in the Black Sea and will continue to take part in Operation REASSURANCE by participating in Operation ACTIVE ENDEAVOUR under Standing NATO Marit…

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Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence to Make a Special Announcement

Posted September 25, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Mr. James Bezan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence, will make a special announcement

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Canadian soldiers depart for Operation REASSURANCE in Eastern and Central Europe

Posted September 22, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Approximately 100 Canadian Army soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment (3 RCR) departed Trenton, Ontario, today for Eastern Europe as part of military activities undertaken by the Canadian Armed Forces

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The Department of National Defence Formalizes International Space Partnership

Posted September 22, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, the Department of National Defence signed a Memorandum of Understanding to conduct space operations with the defence departments of Australia, the United States and the United Kingdom.

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Canada’s Chief of the Defence Staff Participates in NATO Military Committee Meeting

Posted September 21, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

General Lawson meets with his allied counterparts following the NATO Summit

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New Uniform for the Royal Canadian Air Force

Posted September 21, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Royal Canadian Air Force’s (RCAF) new uniform respects the contributions and sacrifices of airmen and airwomen who served – and continue to serve – with pride and professionalism.

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Minister Nicholson unveils new uniform for the Royal Canadian Air Force

Posted September 21, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Rob Nicholson, PC, QC, MP for Niagara Falls and Minister of National Defence and Lieutenant-General Yvan Blondin, Commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF), unveiled the new RCAF uniform today at the Battle of Britain ceremony in …

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Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry Exercises Freedom of the City of Ottawa

Posted September 20, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Minister Nicholson attends ceremony as regiment rededicates itself to another century of service at National War Memorial

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New uniform for the Royal Canadian Air Force

Posted September 20, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Media are invited to a photo opportunity with the Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of National Defence and Lieutenant-General Yvan Blondin, Commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force, for the unveiling of the new Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) unifor…

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Two Canadian Army Regiments Mark 100th Anniversary with Parliament Hill Ceremony

Posted September 19, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, and the Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of National Defence joined the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry (PPCLI) and the Royal 22e Régiment (R22eR) as they commemorated their 100th anniversary this evening with a joint ceremony on the lawns of Parliament Hill.

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Low-level flying and pathway closure during the Battle of Britain ceremony at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum

Posted September 19, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Please note that the biking and walking path next to the Rockcliffe Parkway near the Canada Aviation and Space Museum will be temporarily closed between 10:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 21, 2014.

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Minister Nicholson and the Royal Canadian Air Force to mark 74th anniversary of the Battle of Britain

Posted September 19, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Rob Nicholson, PC, QC, MP for Niagara Falls and Minister of National Defence, and the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) invite the public to mark the 74th anniversary of the Battle of Britain on Sunday, September 21, 2014.

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Royal Canadian Navy’s Transition to the Future Fleet

Posted September 19, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) is in the midst of the most intensive and comprehensive period of fleet modernization and renewal in its peacetime history, touching upon all elements of the fleet.

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Royal Canadian Navy Begins Transition to the Future Fleet

Posted September 19, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

As the Royal Canadian Navy undergoes its most extensive peacetime modernization in history, Vice Admiral Mark Norman, Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN), today announced the upcoming retirement of four ships that have reached the end of their o…

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Media opportunity with Vice Admiral Mark Norman, Commander Royal Canadian Navy

Posted September 19, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Media are invited to a technical briefing via teleconference on Friday, September 19, 2014 at 2 p.m. (EDT) with Vice Admiral Mark Norman, Commander Royal Canadian Navy.

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Notice from the Acting Director of Military Prosecutions

Posted September 18, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

On 17 September 2014, a notice of appeal was filed in the case of R vs Warrant Officer JGA Gagnon concerning the not-guilty verdict handed down on 22 August 2014 by the General Court Martial.

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Army Commander engaging counterparts at Conference of European Armies

Posted September 18, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Lieutenant-General Marquis Hainse, Commander of the Canadian Army, participated in the 22nd annual Conference of European Armies (CEA), in Wiesbaden, Germany from September 15 to 17.

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Canadian Army Regiments Mark 100th Anniversary with Parliament Hill Ceremony

Posted September 18, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Media and the public are invited to join His Excellency, David Johnston the Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada and the Honourable Rob Nicholson

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The Chief of the Defence Staff announces Canadian Armed Forces senior promotions, appointments, and retirements

Posted September 18, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

General Tom Lawson, Chief of the Defence Staff, is pleased to announce additions to this year’s list of Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) senior appointments, promotions and retirements

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Minister Nicholson comments on the Manège Militaire des Voltigeurs de Québec

Posted September 17, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls and Minister of National Defence, issued the following statement

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HMCS Regina recognized for contributions to NATO reassurance measures upon return home

Posted September 17, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls and Minister of National Defence, welcomed Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Regina to Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt today after her return from an eight-month deployment in support of …

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Government of Canada Announces Changes to the Canadian Armed Forces Relocation Policy

Posted September 16, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada has announced changes to the Intended Place of Residence (IPR) policy for retiring Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members

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National Search and Rescue Exercise commences in Labrador

Posted September 15, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Royal Canadian Air Force is hosting the National Search and Rescue Exercise (SAREX) from 15 to 20 September 2014 in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Canada announces airlift support for military supplies to Iraq from Czech Republic

Posted September 15, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, the Government of Canada announced that it will provide strategic airlift support for military supplies to Iraq from the Czech Republic.

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Minister of Veterans Affairs visits North Vancouver and announces Government of Canada support for First World War Commemorative project

Posted September 13, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, along with Andrew Saxton, Member of Parliament for North Vancouver, today announced Government of Canada support for the North Vancouver Museum and Archives Commission for its historical exhi…

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Minister of National Defence marked 13th anniversary of September 11, 2001 attacks – Reaffirms the importance of NORAD in a post 9/11 era

Posted September 11, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of National Defence today marked the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the United States by attending a commemoration at NORAD headquarters in Colorado Springs, CO.

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Government of Canada Announces 2014 Call For Proposals Bid Submission Period for Science and Technology Investments

Posted September 10, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada is seeking proposals in support of the Canadian Safety and Security Program (CSSP) Call for Proposals, for innovative science and technology (S&T) projects

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Canadian Safety and Security Program

Posted September 10, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canadian Safety and Security Program (CSSP) is a federally-funded program

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Government of Canada Marks 75<sup>th</sup> Anniversary of Canada’s Engagement in the Second World War

Posted September 10, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, today hosted a ceremony in Québec City honouring Canadian Veterans of the Second World War among their friends, family, and members of the Canadian Veteran community, on the 75th anniversary of Canada’s entry into the conflict.

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Government of Canada Marks 75<sup>th</sup> Anniversary of Canada’s Engagement in the Second World War

Posted September 10, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Laurie Hawn, Member of Parliament for Edmonton Centre, today hosted a ceremony in Edmonton honouring Canadian Veterans of the Second World War among their friends, family, and members of the Canadian Veteran community, on the 75th annive…

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Government of Canada Marks 75<sup>th</sup> Anniversary of Canada’s Engagement in the Second World War

Posted September 10, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today hosted a ceremony in Vancouver honouring Canadian Veterans of the Second World War among their friends, family, and members of the Canadian Veteran community, on the 75th anniversary of…

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Minister Nicholson commemorates the 75th anniversary of Canada’s engagement in the Second World War

Posted September 10, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

“Today marks a significant milestone — one that helped to define the history of our country and the Canadian Armed Forces.

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Distinguished Canadians to be awarded Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation

Posted September 10, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will honour 14 Canadians with the Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation in recognition of their exemplary efforts on behalf of Canada’s Veterans and their families.

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Statement by Minister Nicholson on World Suicide Prevention Day

Posted September 10, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of National Defence, issued the following statement for World Suicide Prevention Day:

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