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25 11, 2016

Support the MFT March to Parliament Hill


The decision by Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) to reduce medical marijuana coverage for veterans from 10 grams a day to 3 grams a day will result in horrific consequences for veterans suffering from PTSD and chronic pain who depend on 10 grams a day for their health and well being. As a response to this announcement, Marijuana For Trauma (MFT) is taking action and organizing its largest Peer Support meeting EVER at Parliament Hill on Thursday, May 18, 2017 in protest of the proposed reduction of the current MMJ coverage by VAC under Blue Cross's Program of Choice 10, from Ten to Three grams a [...]

21 11, 2016

Veterans For Healing (VFH) Music Therapy Program


Whether you are into Heavy Metal or Country, a Latin Vibe or Classic Rock, there is one thing you cannot deny: music is a powerful form of personal expression that brings people together in a way that no other art form can. The Veterans For Healing (VFH) Music Therapy Program focuses on the therapeutic aspect of music by inviting Veterans suffering from PTSD and other health conditions to attend a weekly 2-hour therapy session held near the Canadian Forces Base in Gagetown, NB where a large number of Canadian Veterans still reside. From learning lyrics for the purpose of memory improvement for [...]

5 11, 2016

Veterans For Healing Sponsors the Oromocto Ringette Association (ORA)


Veterans For Healing is proud to sponsor the Oromocto Ringette Association (ORA) . For anyone unfamiliar with Ringette, it is a game resembling ice hockey, played with a straight stick and a rubber ring, and in which no intentional body contact is allowed. The ORA was formed to promote the growth of the sport once again. The association aims to develop skills and promote physical fitness among youth, encouraging interaction between players and fostering sportsmanship for girls playing on teams in the U10 and U12 divisions.  Even more importantly, the ORA is having a positive impact on the lives of Oromocto youth, [...]