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Decorated soldier and global health pioneer linked to the World Health Organization honoured

– A decorated soldier and Canadian Major-General, psychiatrist, and world health pioneer instrumental in the creation of the World Health Organization (WHO), the late G. Brock Chisholm, MD was honoured by the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.

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National Defence #GetsLoud for Mental Health Week 2019

– Earlier this month, the Defence Team kicked-off Mental Health Week 2019 with a captivating panel discussion on personal well-being and resilience, co-hosted by the Defence Team’s Mental Health Co-Champions, Deputy Minister (DM) Jody Thomas and Vice Chief of the Defence Staff (VCDS) LGen Paul Wynnyk.

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Screen Time Detox: Step away from the screen and back to your life

– Smart phones, tablets, laptops, along with an explosion of social media apps means that we are perpetually tied to emails, texts, and messages. The question is: are you the master or a slave to the technology that surrounds you?

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Erratum – Ethical scenario: What would you do?

– A Discriminatory Joke?

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DT News: Exercise STAGED RESPONSE and Safety and Health Week

– Being a firefighter in the National Defence Fire Service has inherent risks of exposure to potential carcinogens while working on the job.

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The Deputy Minister’s Vlog: Mental Health Week

– We need to make sure we look beyond the obvious and beyond the physical. And I’m talking obviously about mental health. And it’s something we’re finally talking about more openly in our work places.

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DT News: Mental Health Week

– Each year, the Canadian Mental Health Association promotes a nationwide conversation about mental health encouraging Canadians to #GetLoud about what mental health really is.

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My name is Michael Briggs, and I Soldier On

– On 20 June 1988, at Sleese Creek, CFB Chilliwack, I would survive the worst training accident in Canadian Forces School of Military Engineering history.

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National Day of Mourning, 28 April 2019

– The National Day of Mourning, held annually in Canada on April 28, is dedicated to remembering those who have lost their lives, suffered injury, illness on the job or due to a work-related tragedy. We also honor the many families and friends who have been deeply affected by these tragedies. Every worker has the right …

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How much exercise is enough?

– The Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines provide recommendations on the minimum amount of exercise people need to do to enjoy the many benefits exercise has to offer.

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