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Stomach flus and tooth aches: What the Canadian Forces doesn't want you to know about deployed soldiers' health

The Canadian military’s unusual views about what information should be protected for reasons of operational security is once again under scrutiny.

Recently, the Canadian Forces has been promoting to the media (and public) its mission in Iraq by highlighting the important role of its hospital and medical staff in Erbil. 400 more words


New Halifax armoury in Willow Park receives $66M in federal funding

Halifax’s long-awaited new armoury is a step closer to completion after the federal government committed $66 million on Tuesday for the new location at Willow Park. 324 more words


Not helping veterans could turn into national security problem: Military Ombudsman

Canada’s approach to transitioning Canadian Forces members out of service is fundamentally flawed — and, if it’s not addressed, could lead to national security problems, said Canadian Armed Forces ombudsman Gary Walbourne. 447 more words


Canadian soldier with PTSD who says he was given 'unwarranted demotion' to have case reviewed

A Canadian Armed Forces soldier who was denied a promotion because his post-traumatic stress disorder prevented him from completing a required course should have his case re-evaluated to reflect the military’s greater understanding of the condition, a federal court has ruled. 507 more words


Soldier who fought with Lionel Desmond says Afghanistan tour 'full of death'

A retired soldier who served with Lionel Desmond during a 2007 tour in Afghanistan says he’ll remember his friend as “a hero who put it all on the line for his country.” 633 more words


'Brand Trudeau' mulled by top bureaucrats to reboot Canada's return to peacekeeping

OTTAWA – Canadian bureaucrats pondered using the personal “brand” of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to sell the world on the merits of the country’s return to… 788 more words


Lawsuit against Forces alleges discrimination against gays and lesbians

A former member of the Canadian Forces has launched a lawsuit against Ottawa over alleged discrimination based on her sexual orientation.

READ MORE: Class action filed against Attorney General over allegations of discrimination in Armed Forces… 320 more words