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.

Scholarship Blog: Fraser Institute Student Essay Contest

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Although this scholarship is from Fraser Institute in BC, this scholarship opportunity is available all across the country for ages 16 to 96 years young and from high school to graduate education.

Q&A with Leona Conrick: Our new ED!

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Last week, we welcomed our new Executive Director Leona Conrick to the PEI MFRC team. It’s been a busy week around here, for sure, but we wanted to take some time to sit and chat with Leona and get to know her a bit.

Q&A with our Virtual Program Coordinator, Margaret MacKenzie

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Margaret has brought an abundance of energy, enthusiasm, and warmth to our team, and she’s done so working from first Winnipeg and now Germany. She’s been such a dedicated team member, and her drive to connect military families across the country is nothing short of inspiring. We’re really going to miss her.

Q&A With Donna Earl, Executive Director of PEI MFRC 2014–2017

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As you may have heard through the PEI military grapevine (yes, there is such a thing), Executive Director Donna Earl is retiring this month! We wanted to take the opportunity to chat with Donna before she leaves us (sob, sob) and heads back to her home in Meaford, ON, to learn a little more about the woman who’s been spearheading things here as the very first Executive Director of PEI MFRC.