60 per cent of sailors who battled HMCS Chicoutimi fire developed PTSD, asthma and depression: report

A study says 60 per cent of the sailors who fought a deadly fire aboard the submarine HMCS Chicoutimi in 2004 were diagnosed with post-traumatic stress within five years. The Royal Canadian Navy says the 56 sailors were 45 times…

NB veteran receives first $2 coin commemorating 75th anniversary of D-Day

The Royal Canadian Mint is honouring Canadians who landed at Juno beach 75 years ago with a new $2 coin commemorating the anniversary of D-Day. The first coin has been handed out to a New Brunswick veteran who was among…

N.S. inquiry into Lionel Desmond murder-suicide to begin hearings in September

The fatality inquiry into the Lionel Desmond killings is expected to begin hearings in September. The Afghan war veteran, who had been diagnosed with PTSD, killed his family and himself in rural Nova Scotia on Jan. 3, 2017. READ MORE:…

Vernon Doucette, former member of Devil’s Brigade, dies at the age of 97

One of the final members of an elite Second World War special forces military unit nicknamed the Devil’s Brigade has died. Ret. Sgt. Vernon J. Doucette died in Ottawa on Jan. 21, 2019, with his daughter Paula by his side, according…