Veterans Transition Program Info Session Happening Thursday in Charlottetown [Press Release]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SUMMARY: Doug Allen, Operations and Recruitment Coordinator for the Atlantic region’s Veterans Transition Network will be on PEI Thursday to speak about the Veterans Transition Program. Veterans and those who work with veterans are encouraged to attend. (CHARLOTTETOWN, PE) August 23, 2016 – Veterans and those who work with veterans are invited… [Read More]

Scholarships for Post-Secondary Students: August 2016

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The Scholarship Series has saved thousands of dollars in post-secondary education for our Canadian Armed Forces, Veterans, Reservists, and our First Responder families.

Help give Charlie some colour

Calling all artists! Charlie needs your help. He recently went to the beach for a little fun in the sun, but, as you can see, he still needs a little colour. We’d love for you to print off this colouring sheet (full version here), colour it in, take a photo of your art, email it… [Read More]

June is Recreation Month

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Since 2009, the Canadian Armed Forces community has been celebrating June is Recreation Month (JRM), through the Personnel Support Programs Division, with the support of national and provincial Park and Recreation associations.

Support the Troops Scholarships

We’re pleased to share details of the Support Our Troops scholarships available for families of currently serving Canadian Armed Forces members or veterans.

Spotlight on Ed MacAulay: PEI MFRC Social Worker & Family Liaison Officer

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One of the friendly faces you see around the PEI MFRC office (and out and about at MFRC functions and events) belongs to Ed MacAulay. Originally from Cardigan, Ed is PEI MFRC’s social worker and liaison officer. In his role as social worker, Ed counsels family members of soldiers and RCMP officers (couples, individuals, and… [Read More]

[Press Release] 8th Annual Wear Red Road Races for Military Families Takes Place April 16

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Members of the public are invited to lace up, don red, and show support for Canadian Armed Forces members and their families. In partnership with the Charlottetown Running Room, ParaSport and Recreation PEI, and HMCS Queen Charlotte, the annual Wear Red Road Race takes place on April 16 and raises funds for the PEI Military Family Resource Centre (PEI MFRC).

Resilience: “I didn’t know I was that strong!”

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The only thing life promises is that we will have challenges. Some lives and lifestyles deal with more challenges than others. For myself, the road has been bumpy, and during those times I sought and found the helpfulness of the good people around me. Their knowledge, wisdom, practical advice, and, at times, tenderness contributed to my management of life’s difficulties.

Recap: Jody Mitic [Virtual Session]

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We were sure privileged to attend a phenomenal session last week with Jody Mitic in the virtual classroom. Jody is an engaging speaker with an inspirational story to share, a national hero, and a family man who tells his story with honesty and humour.

Recap: Vince Savoia, Heroes are Human [Virtual Session]

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WOW!!! That is all that I can say about last week’s presentation with Vince Savoia from Heroes are Human. Vince, you brought light to the important topic of PTSD and mental health.