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Tag: Health & Wellbeing – Healthy lifestyle

Ask the Expert: Does spot reduction actually work?

– I had my third child a year ago and put on a lot of weight during this pregnancy. I’ve been working very hard to get back into shape and while I’ve lost 11 kg, I just can’t lose my belly fat.

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Canadian soldier lifts his way to Canada’s Strongest Natural Man competition in Calgary

– Kingston, Ontario — Physical training has always been a key component in the profession of arms. It allows soldiers to perform at their best, maximizing the ability of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) to defend Canada at home and abroad.

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‘An orange day at home’ – School counsellor resource to help military kids succeed

– Ottawa, Ontario —Twenty years or so ago, 80 per cent of military families in Canada lived apart from the rest of society, with many services offered on the bases.

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Military members medal at Pan-American taekwon-do tournament

– Five Canadian Armed Forces members landed on the podium at the International Taekwon-Do Federation tournament held earlier this summer in Toronto, besting athletes from across North and South America.

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Optimizing CAF Fitness, DFIT is now used to help Canadian Astronauts reach the stars

– The Canadian Space Agency launched the fourth astronaut recruitment campaign on June 17, 2016. DFIT was responsible for the design and conduct of the physical aspects of the selection process.

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PSP & Canadian Tire Jumpstart, a Natural Partnership

– For one military family, the unique challenges of life in the Canadian Armed Forces resulted in financial hardship. With a change in trade and three moves, one corporal was worried about not being able to afford sports for his children.

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Team Canada members announced for Invictus Games 2017

– The 90 members of Team Canada Invictus Games were introduced at Fort Henry in Kingston, Ontario on June 15.

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Know your Benefits:
 Ensure you are registered for the Public Service Health Care Plan

– As a Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) member, you can access private health insurance by registering for the Public Service Health Care Plan (PSHCP). You and your family could be eligible, so learn more and see if you should apply today. “When I left the Regular Force to join the Reserve Force, I assumed my coverage …

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New funding to bolster education, other benefits for veterans

– New funding for education, career transition services, and other initiatives will better position Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members for success in their post-military lives. The funding, which is part of Budget 2017, allocates up to $80 000 to support the costs of college, university, or technical education for Regular and Reserve Force CAF Veterans who …

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National Nursing Week May 7 to 13

– National Nursing Week is celebrated annually by professional associations, health care facilities, governments, and communities during the second week in May. The week, which recognizes the full range of nurses’ contributions to communities and the people who live in them, encompasses the May 12th birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. Patients often …

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