VTN in the News

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The Veterans Transition Network Is Coming to the Rock

Dec 12, 2018
The Veterans Transition Network (VTN) is making its way to Newfoundland for the first time in March, bringing valuable support to help Veterans transition from the military to productive and meaningful civilian lives.

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Boeing Announces Nearly a Quarter-Billion Dollars in Corporate Giving in 2018

Nov 19, 2018
Thanks to Boeing’s ongoing support, Veterans Transition Program Psychologists and Counsellors across Canada have been equipped with skills to assist Canadian Veterans through transition.

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Transition Program Helps Younger Veterans Shed The Trauma Of Combat

Nov 11, 2018
They’re able to let go of some of the burdens and better reintegrate into civilian life.

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UBC Opera partners with the Veteran’s Transition Network for Silent Night

Nov 5, 2018
Silent Night, based on the screenplay by Christian Carion, is an opera being put on this month at UBC.

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While Remembrance Day is about honour, it can trigger tough emotions for some veterans

October 31, 2018
PTSD and other medical problems are on the rise for veterans and serving military personnel in Canada, and new programs are available to help them.

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Canadian vets participate in ‘Ride to Survive’

August 23, 2018
VTP Graduates Jason Lozon and Jason Villeneuve are heading to Australia to complete Veterans Stand Together’s 3575.8km, 206 hour ‘Ride to Survive’ bike ride ending at Invictus Games Sydney!

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Program brings veterans together to deal and heal operational stress injuries

March 16, 2018
The Veterans Transition Network is changing things up for veterans and RCMP when it comes to counselling for operational stress injuries. The 10-day treatment program brings veterans together with others experiencing the same trauma in a group setting.

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Open Roll Podcast 145 – Veterans Transition Network – with James Cawley

May 3, 2018
James Cawley joins Open Roll Podcast to talk about the Veterans Transition Network. The Veterans Transition Network (VTN) is a Canadian operation providing mental health services specifically for Veterans.

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The Veterans Transition Network Arrives In The Wheat Province

April 23, 2018
The Veterans Transition Program is making its way to Saskatchewan for the first time on May 11th, bringing valuable programs to help Veterans transition from the military to a productive and meaningful civilian life.

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Courage, Humility and Survival: one SAR Captain’s painting

April 2, 2018
There is something not quite normal about pilots. Retired Captain David Barkes is one of these exceptional humans. This painting that I did for him is based on a photo taken of the event where he landed his Labrador on a scraggy crumbling rock in the middle of iceberg ally off the Newfoundland coast.

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Advertising for a good cause: Shaw’s donation enables veterans

March 27, 2018
Talk about a national contribution: a kind donation of cable and satellite air time from Shaw Communications is allowing many returned veterans a second chance at life.