HALIFAX – Roméo Dallaire put PTSD on the map. The former Canadian Forces Lieutenant-General and later Senator witnessed unspeakable horrors first hand. He was commander of United Nations Rwanda mission during the genocide in 1994. 457 more words
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In January 2006, Master Cpl. Paul Franklin, a medic in the Canadian Forces, lost his left leg in a car-bomb attack in Kandahar that also claimed the life of diplomat Glyn Berry. 521 more words
Adam Hutt followed in his grandfather’s footsteps the first day he arrived to work on Parliament Hill.
Working for the leadership of the Senate Liberals, Hutt was going to work in the Centre Block, not too far from the East Block where his grandfather had occupied an office, building a reputation as the civil servant John Diefenbaker listened to on foreign affairs issues. 840 more words
TORONTO – Amid a growing number of first responder suicides, and as more and more of their colleagues come forward about their struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder, the Ontario government is holding a summit to discuss what to do. 620 more words