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Tag: Mental Health – Mental Health stories

How a service dog can change your life

– Here’s how a two-year-old Texan named Dodger changed the life of a Canadian Armed Forces member.

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Waking up with a fresh perspective

– Personnel working long shifts at 22 Wing North Bay, Ontario, now have a place to relax, stretch and nap during those shifts thanks to recently installed sleep pods.

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22 Wing/CFB North Bay raises first PRIDE flag

– 22 Wing personnel participate in first PRIDE flag-raising ceremony.

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Swimming versus Running

– The age old question is answered – what is the better method of exercise?

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Canadian Armed Forces personnel show their Pride in Winnipeg

– Some 60 local Canadian Armed Forces personnel participated in Winnipeg, Manitoba’s Pride Parade on June 2, 2019.

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Three additional cannabis products soon to be legal: What you need to know

– The Government of Canada has announced the final regulations for the sale and production of three soon-to-be-legal cannabis products.

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Summer Fire Safety

– Campfires, fireworks and barbeque grills are especially enjoyable during summer social gatherings. Those popular seasonal practices share one common essential element: fire. In that sense, learning about the basics of fire safety is imperative before playing with flames. Campfires Firstly, when dealing with outdoor campfires, verify open-air burning restrictions with local authorities beforehand, and make …

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#WhatMovesYou

– This July, on the heels of Warrior Games, Soldier On invites you to lead the #whatmovesyou challenge. As Canadians walk, run, cycle, paddle, golf, fish, and move to the beat of their own drum, we ask #whatmovesyou? Everyone has a unique story about why they are active, moving forward, and soldiering on. We need your …

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Quilts’ stitching details care, support for service personnel

– The national Quilts of Valour program pairs Canadian Armed Forces veterans with handmade quilts from groups throughout Canada.

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Exhibition by Retired CAF Member Tells Poignant Stories of “LGBT Purge” Survivors

– An art exhibition by WO (Ret’d) Christine Potvin, recently displayed at the School of The Photographic Art Ottawa (SPAO), tells the stories of 14 CAF survivors of the “LGBT Purge,” a dark period during which LGBTQ2 Canadians serving in the public service, the military or the RCMP were unfairly targeted by federal policies due to their sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

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