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Tag: Health & Wellbeing

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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#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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Initiatives launched to retain and increase RCAF personnel experience levels

– In June 2019, programs were launched to ensure the continuing health of the RCAF and our ability to achieve mission success. These initiatives are vital in the face of an unprecedented level of global competition for the skills of pilots, technicians, highly trained aviation specialists, and support personnel.

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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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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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