Write to the troops this holiday season!

‘Tis the season for sending holiday cards and packages. As you get set to mail off your cards/packages for another year, why not think about sending something to a deployed member of our military? These men and women will be facing the holiday season away from home, and a kind note or a package showing… [Read More]

PEI MFRC Virtual Program Wins National Award

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SUMMARY: Margaret Mackenzie, who led the PEI Military Family Resource Centre Virtual Program, is the 2017 recipient of the Liz Hoffman Memorial Commendation, which recognizes individuals or groups across Canada who exceed expectations in helping colleagues resolve difficult problem or in bringing about positive and lasting change to the Department of National… [Read More]

New Resource for School Counsellors Working with Military and Veteran Families

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As much as we will the calendar not to flip, it’ll soon be September and back-to-school season for many military families across Prince Edward Island. Parents are checking items off their children’s school supply lists, teachers are dusting off lesson plans and getting their classrooms set to welcome another group of students, and guidance cousellors… [Read More]

Summertime and the livin’ is easy…

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Sunshine, beach days, an endless number of festivals, social BBQs, refreshing drinks by the pool, campfires, more daylight hours—’tis the season for relaxation and fun. Isn’t it? Social media tells us that we should be soaking up every relaxing minute in July and August. Make memories. Enjoy it. Don’t waste a single second. But summer can be a stressful time…

METSpouse: Military Employment Transition Spouse Program

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The Military Employment Transition Spouse (METSpouse) program connects Canadian military spouses with a network of military spouse friendly employers across the country. Founded as a pilot program in 2016, METSpouse launched nationally and is now available in all military communities to the spouses of Active, Reserve, and Retired members of the Canadian Armed Forces.

Summer Safety Tips

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Summer is a season of fun, but it’s important to stay safe!

Veterans Child Scholarship

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Wounded Warriors Canada has announced it is accepting applications to the second annual Veterans Child Scholarship. “The Veterans Child Scholarship is awarded to children of Canadian Armed Forces veterans or serving members affected by Operational Stress Injuries such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.”

Scholarship Blog: GoFetch

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Are you a post-secondary student (or planning to be one in the fall) who has a soft spot for dogs? It might earn you a scholarship!

Six-week wellness program for ill or injured veterans starting May 11 in Charlottetown

The PEI Military Family Resource Centre and Dynamic Fitness are offering a six-week wellness program starting May 11 that specifically addresses physical and emotional health concerns of ill or injured veterans.