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HMCS Windsor heading to Norway for multinational exercises

HALIFAX – HMCS Windsor is heading across the Atlantic to take part in multinational exercises in waters off Norway.

The submarine left its home port of Halifax Monday morning for the 12-day exercise with allied nations, including Norway and Germany. 191 more words

World

Canadian military members more likely to attempt suicide – and get help: study

A new study from the University of Manitoba has found that although members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) are more likely to attempt suicide than the rest of the population, they are also more likely to seek mental health services. 351 more words

Canada

Ontario man charged with illegal use of military medals, child pornography

ORILLIA, Ont. — Provincial police say an investigation into a complaint about a man attending parades sponsored by the Royal Canadian Legion wearing medals not awarded to him has led to numerous charges. 113 more words

Crime

Remains of Canadian soldier missing since 1944 identified in Belgium

OTTAWA — The remains of a Second World War soldier — found on Remembrance Day in a farmer’s field in Belgium — have been identified as those of Pte. 249 more words

Canada

DND owes federal treasury $147M for unauthorized expenses

OTTAWA – The Trudeau government has ordered National Defence to reimburse the federal Treasury Board for over $147 million in unauthorized expenses incurred by members of the military over nearly a dozen years. 140 more words

Politics

Veterans group says auditor general's pot report is flawed

OTTAWA – A veterans group says auditor general Michael Ferguson’s latest report clouds the most important issue when it comes to the increasing use of medical marijuana to treat injuries such as post-traumatic stress disorder. 416 more words

Politics

Auditor urges Veterans Affairs to get grip on medical pot program, expected to cost $25M

OTTAWA – The latest report from the federal auditor general urges Veterans Affairs to get a grip on its medical marijuana program for injured ex-soldiers, which is expected to cost taxpayers a startling $25 million this year. 524 more words

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