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Operation Cooking for Soldier On Releases Second Edition

Following the successful first edition of the Operation Cooking for Soldier On cookbook, the second edition is now available
The first edition sold more than 2500 copies and raised more than $12,000 for Soldier On and there are high hopes for the second edition. more...

 
 

Military spouse renegotiates mortgage policy for OUTCAN postings

Former stock broker and experienced military spouse Lucie Mann took on the Canadian banking industry and renegotiated changes to the mortgage interest rate penalty policy that will ultimately save military families... more...

 
 
Red Friday Rally to Celebrate Five Years of Supporting Our Troops

In 2006, the Red Friday Ladies began encouraging Canadians to wear red on Fridays, to show their support and pride for Canadian Forces members and their families. more...

 
 
CF Member creates social networking site for CF members and families

Jeramy Ratelle created Myforces.ca so military members and their families could stay in touch or reconnect with friends and coworkers they've met during their time in the Canadian Forces (CF). more...

 
 
Military spouse’s painting to remember the fallen needs votes

Your vote could make Dolly Bolen's painting a larger than life billboard in Alberta. Bolen created the painting to honour the fallen in Afghanistan four years ago. more...

 
 
Canadian Country Artists release Tribute Song in Support of Canada’s Fallen and Military Families
A new tribute song featuring well known Canadian Country artists and musicians has been released on the web to honour and support Canada’s Fallen Soldiers and their families. more...
 
 

Project Heroes
Project Heroes is an effort to paint and exhibit portraits and personal mementos of soldiers who lost their lives in Afghanistan. In a sense, these artists seek to give these heroes their share of immortality. more...

 
 
Operation Cooking for Soldier On Looking for New Recipes
After raising more than $20,000 selling the first edition cookbook for Operation Cooking for Soldier On, organizers are already busy collecting recipes for a second edition.   more...
 
 

Military Mom Nominated as Transformational Canadian
By helping soldiers help others, military mom, Maureen Eykelenboom has been nominated as a Transformational Canadian.

The Globe and Mail, along with CTV and Cyberpresse have partnered together to find 25 Transformational Canadians. more...

 
 
Cooking For Soldier On
Wanting to help out wounded soldiers, Jenn Corbett created Operation Cookbook for Soldier On. The response she received for the first print run was so successful that Corbett is taking orders to have more books printed. more....
 
 
Red Fridays; A tribute to our troops and our country
Jill Kruse writes about how she learned about Red Fridays, what they mean to her and why she believes in them. more….
 
 
Boomer's Legacy
Looking back Maureen Eykelenboom recalls that it was on the flight from British Columbia to Ontario that she knew she had to do something to honour her son Cpl Andrew “Boomer” Eykelenboom. “As I sat on the plane and watched my son's ramp ceremony from KAF on the news the overwhelming raw and unreal emotions that grew made me say, we have to do something,” explains Maureen. more...