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Soldiers Commit Suicide Because of Invisible Wounds

Jeff Rose-Martland | Posted 02.05.2014 | Canada Living
Jeff Rose-Martland

In seven days, Canada lost four soldiers to suicide. They died of despair. Suffering mental wounds from their service, able to foresee the end of their careers but unable to see how they could survive after, they succumbed to their injuries and took their own lives. We might give it fancy clinical names, like Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder or Operational Stress Injury, but that doesn't change the condition: broken mind.

Why You Should Care About International Women's Day

Amber Rehman | Posted 05.08.2013 | Canada
Amber Rehman

With so many international atrocities committed against women on a daily basis, I as a woman in the west sometimes feel that there is very little that we can do. But living in the lap of luxury doesn't remove the sadness one feels when they see the news reports. I feel overwhelmed by the state of women and believe we should act more. This International Women's Day let us educate ourselves and the society at large.

Ill Veteran Begins Hunger Strike

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.05.2012 | Canada

LEVIS, Que. - Armed with little more than a sleeping bag and a few pillows, a former soldier who says he was poisoned while serving overseas started...

Ill Canadian Vet Plans Hunger Strike

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.30.2011 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - An ex-soldier who says he was poisoned while serving overseas is planning to go on a hunger strike outside the office of Canada's veterans ...