Taking strength from adversity

From the Legion Magazine.


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Blooming dandelions: Taking strength from adversity
Blooming dandelions: Taking strength from adversity
Blooming dandelions: Taking strength from adversity

Blooming dandelions:
Taking strength from adversity

Story by Stephen J. Thorne

Researcher Sarah Dentry-Travis made an interesting discovery while on two polar treks alongside some of Canada’s wounded warriors: great adversity can bring out the best in the most unexpected people. She joined a North Pole expedition launched by the True Patriot Love Foundation. Billed as the largest manpowered trek of its kind ever mounted, 12 veterans, 35 civilians and six guides skied more than 100 kilometres to the magnetic pole.

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Are you a veteran with dual entitlement?

Are you a veteran with dual entitlement?
A veteran with dual entitlement is someone who has been (or may be) granted disability entitlement under both the Pension Act and the New Veterans Charter (NVC). The combined disability pension and disability award(s) paid to veterans with dual entitlement cannot exceed 100 per cent of the disability evaluation. For some veterans, it may be more beneficial to receive decisions on claims under the Pension Act before proceeding with claims under the NVC, or vice-versa. While each case is unique, veterans should consider some factors before proceeding with a new disability benefits application or a reassessment.

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This week in history
This Week in History

April 25, 1945

No. 6 Group, RCAF bombs coastal defences at
Wangerooge, Germany, in the group’s final bombing attack.

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