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Ethically, what would you? Commentary: Diversity and dignity at work

– The focus should not be on creating a workplace devoid of personality, but on balancing professionalism and respect for individuality.

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Soldier On sailor sets course for tranquility

– Despite spending 22 years in the Canadian Army, Warrant Officer (retired) Darcy Eggleston is proving he’s as at home on the water as any seasoned sailor.

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John’s Story: I am a Veteran

– John O’Neill’s service record is a roadmap of places where Canadian service men and women have made a real difference over the past two decades. Bosnia in 1998. Kosovo in 1999. Ethiopia and Eritrea in 2000. Afghanistan in 2007 and again in 2010.

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HMCS Glace Bay sailor hopes to reach others with story of depression, recovery

– A sailor in the MCDV fleet is sharing his story of battling with depression and suicidal thoughts, along with the story of his treatment and recovery, in hopes of reaching other CAF members who may be going through similar experiences.

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Natacha’s Story: I am a Veteran

– Every injured Veteran folows their own road to recovery. For Natacha Dupuis, hers led back to a childhood love of athletics and, eventually, an opportunity to once again represent Canada internationally—this time, under far different circumstances.

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Watch a special Defence Team News Minute on Mental Health Week

– Featuring Defence Team Mental Health Co-Champions Deputy Minister of National Defence Jody Thomas and Acting Vice-Chief of the Defence Staff LGen Alain Parent

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Mental health and well-being: Building a more resilient you

– Resilience, which is the theme of this year’s Mental Health Week (May 7-11, 2018), is a coping skill. It is the art of being able to recover from difficulties or change, to function as well as before and then move forward in life.

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What is mental health and how do you maintain it?

– Mental health is just as important as your physical health. It is a state of well-being that allows you to cope with the everyday stresses of life, be aware of your own abilities, work productively, and contribute to society.

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#GETLOUD: Deputy Minister Jody Thomas talks about Mental Health Week

– Deputy Minister Jody Thomas talks about Mental Health Week coming up on May 7-11 & what it means to her!

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Ethically, what would you do? Commentary: Emotional support and workload

– Perceptions on the dilemma entitled Emotional Support and Workload were all over the map. They covered everything from “Mark needs to go on funded leave and be replaced by a temp” to “Mike needs to understand what compassion and teamwork means.”

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