Four stories of life, death, and service in the Canadian Forces.
The research also found exposure to child abuse and trauma among soldiers is proportionally higher than in the civilian population.
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Gen. Jonathan Vance, the chief of the defence staff, says in a statement that the Forces need to work harder on the ever-present issue of suicide prevention.
There are fewer wars, less crime, and even less risk of terrorism than ever before.
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A toll-free number widely advertised by the military as being the contact point for those looking for a service pin, I.D. card or other records, hasn't been accepting messages since late April
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OTTAWA - Canadian soldiers appear to be more likely than their civilian counterparts to have experienced abuse, including corporal punishment, or to have witnessed domestic violence as children, new r...
HALIFAX - Marijuana remains the drug of choice for members of the Canadian army, based on the Force's latest blind drug testing report that also found cocaine is gaining popularity among some members....
VANCOUVER - Veterans deserve special treatment under the constitution in the same way aboriginals are guaranteed unique rights, a lawyer for six soldiers injured in Afghanistan has told British Columb...
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VANCOUVER - Major Mark Campbell was lying in a hospital bed, just starting to comprehend losing both his legs above the knees in a Taliban ambush, when he found out the federal government had stripped...
OTTAWA - Veterans Affairs Canada has returned $1.13 billion to the federal treasury in unspent funds since the Conservatives came to power in 2006 — cash that critics say should have gone towards impr...
WHITBY, Ont. - Canada's first monument and park dedicated to wounded veterans and other uniformed personnel injured in the line of duty opened on Saturday.The "Park of Reflection," which aims to be a...
A young reserve solider was shot and killed in our capital city of Ottawa by a gunman. Most of us are still reeling from this news and trying to make sense of what has happened today. But we also need to respond to our young people and help them understand what has occurred. There is much we will need to understand and process around this horrific event, but here are some tips to help you talk with your children right here and right now.
Canadian soldiers diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder have waited up to six months for assessments and treatment, CBC News has learned. The wait times are for access to a special operationa...
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Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino's behaviour towards a group of veterans last week disgusted me. And, when he blamed his behaviour on the actions of a union I became outraged. The union may very well have told the veterans a one-sided story about how their poor members are being hard done-by. That doesn't excuse the minister's behaviour. As a free public service for cabinet ministers and others in leadership roles, I'm going to offer up some completely unsolicited advice, right here, right now, at no charge. When a veteran is angry with you for being late, you say, "I'm sorry."
Our veterans deserve better than this. A dated criterion, initially aimed at WWII and Korean veterans is sadly, becoming less relevant to the needs of the current day. The Conservatives must step up their efforts and remodel these criteria in order to cater to the real needs of our modern-day heroes.
I'm proud of my country and would fight for her again, body willing. I know my brothers and sisters in arms feel the same way. Canada has never been conquered by a foreign power, but if this FIPA trade deal is ratified, it will commit us to sacrifice our precious resources without even having the right to fight.
HALIFAX - Some military members who are about to be forced out of the services for medical reasons are increasingly concerned about their futures outside the Forces, says the head of a group that help...
If those who forget the past are destined to repeat it, remembrance is integral to ensuring a more peaceful world for future generations.
The remains of a Canadian soldier killed during the First World War and missing for nearly a century found a final resting place during a military ceremony in northern France on Tuesday. The ceremony...
Former members of the Canadian military who are struggling with mental health problems say they're being denied benefits from Veterans Affairs to cover travel costs to their psychologists and other me...
THE CANADIAN PRESS -- KANDAHAR, Afghanistan - Canada's top commander attempted to bind fresh and old wounds on Saturday when he bid farewell to combat troops in Kandahar. Gen. Walt Natynczyk, in his f...
THE CANADIAN PRESS -- VANCOUVER - Bombardier Matt Coles remembers thinking the bullets had missed him. In the frenzied moments after he and his sergeant were sprayed by a volley of accidental fire as...