True Patriot Love is Canada’s Foundation for the military community, working to support military members, Veterans, and their families at every stage... of their journey. By working as a trusted partner with local charities, social enterprises, the Canadian Armed Forces and the federal and provincial governments, True Patriot Love advocates for the needs of military members and Veterans and ensures resources are directed where they are needed most.
True Patriot Love has granted $37 million for Veterans and their families, reaching nearly 40,000 beneficiaries and supported nearly 1,000 community-based programs across the country.
From global initiatives like the Invictus Games – of which True Patriot Love is the main funder of Team Canada - to local wellness centres and mental health programs, True Patriot Love has a research-backed approach that provides ongoing funding, partnerships and knowledge sharing to Canada’s most vital military and Veteran support programs.
EHN Canada is the nation’s largest private network of industry-leading mental health, trauma, and addiction treatment facilities, each... with a passion for providing quality treatment for Canadians. We are committed to both caring for our patients and supporting their loved ones. With over 100 years of collective experience, our inpatient, outpatient, and online programs are offered across the country, providing essential compassionate care to patients wherever they are. EHN Canada prides themselves on providing both excellent and accessible care to all Canadians.Read more
Our mission is to serve Veterans, including serving military and RCMP members and their families, to... promote Remembrance, and to serve our communities and our country.
The Royal Canadian Legion was founded by Veterans and for Veterans. We advocate for the care and benefits for all who served Canada, regardless of when or where they served. The Legion also provides representation and assistance to Veterans, including currently serving Canadian Armed Forces and RCMP, and their families, and access to our services is available to them at no cost, whether or not they are Legion members. The Legion helps thousands of Veterans each year and makes significant positive changes in their lives.
Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services (CFMWS) operates under a social enterprise business model, with... the fundamental belief that we exist to create positive value for our members.
Responsive to the changing needs of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), our programs and services contribute to operational readiness by making our members stronger at the individual and community level. Members who are stronger mentally, socially, physically and financially are better prepared to serve our country and protect Canadian values.
CFMWS is a separate agency of the Defence team. CFMWS currently employs over 4,000 people as “Staff of the Non-Public Funds, Canadian Forces”, a separate employer under Schedule V of the Financial Administration Act of the Government of Canada.
We work closely with the Department of National Defence and other government partners, to contribute to this larger Defence and security mission and the pursuit of common Government of Canada objectives.
Queen’s University has 175+ years of shaping Canada’s future – through innovation and impact as a leader... in higher education, research and knowledge mobilization. We are a leading research-focused academic institution with a profound sense of community and purpose. At the core of our success is a commitment to research excellence, and the inextricable link that binds teaching and research through a common fundamental thread of curiosity and understanding. Indeed, the Academic Mission highlights the academic heart of our institution as follows: We regard Queen’s as a university that is both student-centred and research-intensive. Its mission is thus defined by two central activities: learning and discovery. To ensure that these two activities work together learning must proceed in the same way that research progresses: through the guided struggle with a question, a problem, a relationship, or a task.Read more
Stability through diversity, growth through innovation.
For four decades, Calian’s core operating principle has... been to provide professionalism, responsiveness and innovation to our valued customers in a diverse catalogue of industries. Our talented and committed employees have driven the continued prosperity of the company, delivering returns to our respected shareholders. Follow our success story below as we strive toward our vision of becoming a billion-dollar company.
The Legion Veterans Village (LVV) is a $312-million development that is transforming the way we support veterans, first responders and... their families. The Centre of Clinical Excellence, located in LVV is a ground-breaking resource for veterans and first responders, and their families, who are experiencing physical and mental challenges because of their service.
The Legion Veterans Village Research Foundation funds crucial research aimed at addressing the pressing needs of veterans and first responders who suffer from mental health, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and/or neurological disorders and injuries and related rehabilitative techniques and assistive technologies.
Additionally, we allocate funds to ensure that veterans and first responders who cannot afford treatment have access to the necessary resources and support for their recovery. By directing resources towards translational research and improving treatment accessibility, we can meet the pressing mental health needs of our deserving veterans and first responders, ultimately enhancing their overall health and well-being.
The Royal Military College of Canada is a military university. It is a unique national military university that provides the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) with exemplary officers to serve Canada,... delivering undergraduate programs in the Social Sciences, the Humanities, Science and Engineering in both official languages.
RMC offers 20 exceptional undergraduate programmes that each include a core curriculum to 1,200 students that is directly connected to the profession of arms.
RMC is an important national institution living up to the tradition that sets RMC apart from other Canadian universities. It produces military leaders ready to serve with distinction, producing graduates well-exposed both culturally and academically to a military ethos, and who have the skill sets essential for success as leaders representing Canada internationally.
RMC aspires to a positive environment built on clarity and unity of purpose, creating a harmonious atmosphere by behaving with integrity and by treating people with respect. It is a military university that embraces its institutional culture and values while respecting diversity.
But RMC not only produces military leaders - it is also a leader in defence research, responding to the research needs of the Defence and security community, and Canadian society. RMC’s research activities are inspired by a culture of discovery and innovation that is inquiry-based. They lead to the generation, transfer and sharing of knowledge, especially that which is relevant to Defence and security. RMC is pursuing, generating and transferring knowledge; inspiring and motivating faculty and students.
RMC has state-of-the-art research facilities uniquely located on its campus such as a nuclear reactor, wind tunnels, an anechoic chamber, an observatory, an ammunition lab, a civil engineering lab, and a cyber-lab, to name a few. Some of our research is sensitive or classified and is often conducted at RMC in direct support of operations.
Recognized nationally and internationally as a military university of academic excellence, RMC delivers education of the highest quality at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and in specialized professional development.
The National Police Federation is Canada’s largest police union, proudly representing... ~20,000 RCMP Members below the rank of Inspector on compensation, workplace health and safety, investigations and other legal matters, and on public safety for police and all Canadians. Our mission is to provide strong, fair and progressive representation to promote and enhance the rights of our Members across the country.Read more
Helmets to Hardhats (H2H) Canada is a registered non-profit organization providing opportunities in the unionized construction... industry for serving, transitioning and former military members. H2H works with the community of Building Trades Unions and Employers to ensure registrants receive only the best industry wages, benefits and pension plans. H2H is recognized as a leading service provider by Canadian Armed Forces, Veterans Affairs Canada, and Canada's 14 Building Trade Unions along with leading industry Business Owners.Read more
As part of the National Research Consortium, CIPSRT serves as the Knowledge Exchange Hub for knowledge... synthesis, translation, and exchange that relies upon the best contemporary research evidence supporting an overall mission to help current and former public safety personnel, their leaders, and their families to maintain and improve their mental health and well-being.Read more
The Journal of Military, Veteran and Family Health (JMVFH) is an online, open access, peer-reviewed scholarly... journal that was first published in 2015. JMVFH is the official journal of the Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research (CIMVHR).Read more
The Chronic Pain Centre of Excellence for Canadian Veterans (CPCoE) was established to conduct research and... help improve the well-being of Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Veterans, and their families, suffering from chronic pain.Read more
The Office of the Veterans Ombud reviews complaints and challenges the policies and decisions of Veterans Affairs... Canada where we find individual or systemic unfairness. We strive to be an independent and respected voice for fairness and a champion for the well-being of Veterans and their families.Read more
Sunshine Coast Health Centre and Georgia Strait Women's Clinic are registered B Corp, licensed, and accredited mental health facilities... that use an evidence-based, non-12-step, meaning-centred, strengths-based approach that interconnects all our services and therapies including medical withdrawal, anger management, rTMS, trauma therapy, and PTSD treatments.
While other centres focus on abstinence or symptom reduction, we focus on helping our clients solve the underlying issues driving trauma, addictive behaviour, or mental health suffering. This allows all clients to get the full, transformative benefit of our program.
Working men and women are given the opportunity to explore their drinking or drug use, mental health, and/or trauma while also building camaraderie with other men and women experiencing similar issues in gender-specific environments. This shared experience has been shown to provide the most therapeutic value. Even though the issues are the "same", how each gender deals with them are dramatically different, meaning the treatments and therapies need to be as well.
Bayshore HealthCare is one of the country’s leading providers of home and community health care services and is... a Canadian-owned company. With over 100 locations across the country, including 80+ home care offices, 11 pharmacies and 100+ community care clinics, Bayshore has more than 18,000 employees and provides care to over 350,000 clients. We are dedicated to enhancing the quality of life, dignity and independence of all Canadians by providing customized care plans and solutions that allow our clients to remain in the comfort of their own home.
Bayshore has partnered with Calian to provide health support services to the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC). We are honoured to support those who have and those who continue to serve and protect our country and are committed to delivering a unique Bayshore experience built on our principles which sets us apart as an organization, caring for our community beyond just health care needs.
Through its CareChart Digital Health Oncology Program (CareChart), Bayshore has also built strong relationships with provincial cancer centres to provide virtual nursing programs across Canada for more than 15 years. CareChart demonstrates how an innovative model across healthcare settings can improve a patient's quality of life through evidence-informed oncology nursing practice. It also highlights oncology nurses' significant impact in preventing and managing treatment toxicities. Since 2020 CareChart has provided 71,975 virtual symptom management support visits for cancer patients.
Founded in 1901, University of Toronto Press (UTP) is one of the largest university presses... in North America. UTP publishes 50 scholarly journals and approximately 180 new scholarly, course, and general interest books per year. UTP’s reputation for excellence stems from the publication of influential authors and outstanding research, as well as a continuing dedication to groundbreaking new scholarship.Read more
For 140 years Homewood Health has been supporting Canadians living with mental health and addiction... challenges on their road to treatment and recovery. Providing expert, physician-led and evidence based care at three inpatient treatment facilities across the country, Homewood is redefining mental health and addiction services to help Canadians live healthier, more productive and fulfilling lives. We offer standalone programs for depression, anxiety, trauma, eating disorders, and substance use disorders, as well as concurrent mental health conditions. Treatment is also available for specific populations such as first responders, healthcare professionals, young adults, mature adults, and more. Visit our booth to talk to us about treatment programs and how to refer to the Homewood Health Centre (Guelph, ON), Ravensview (North Saanich, BC), and The Residence at Homewood (Guelph, ON).Read more
PCVRS mission is to provide Veterans and their families with best-in-class rehabilitation service based on compassionate... care, dignity and respect in support of health and well-being and full partnership at home, in the community and at work.Read more
The Clearinghouse is an interdisciplinary team of research faculty and staff, and creative services professionals committed to providing... outstanding support to professionals who provide programs and services to military families. We are located within the Social Science Research Institute (SSRI) at The Pennsylvania State University.
Foremost, the Clearinghouse develops strong, trusting, and collaborative relationships with our partners so we can apply science in understanding your needs and challenges and test out potential solutions. Frequently, this means spending time with you; in your office, on your installations, and in military-impacted communities. Armed with in-depth knowledge, we work on investigating, developing, and delivering applied solutions. These solutions take on many forms; writing background research reports, conducting applied research studies, building workforce expertise through training and resource provision, implementing and evaluating evidence-informed programs and practices, and delivering objective data and policy-relevant findings so that critical decisions are based on the best science and evidence available.
Perley Health is a unique and innovative community that empowers Seniors and Veterans to live life to the fullest. Home... to more than 600 Seniors and Veterans in long- term care and in independent apartments, Perley Health provides a number of clinical, therapeutic and recreational services to residents, tenants and people from across the region.
One of the largest and most progressive long-term care homes in Ontario, Perley Health is also a centre for research, education, and clinical innovation. The Perley Health Centre of Excellence in Frailty-Informed Care™ conducts and shares the practical research needed to improve care. Future caregivers come here to study and to acquire hands-on skills and experience. The Perley Health Foundation is the engine powering our mission to achieve excellence in the health, safety, and well-being of Seniors and Veterans. Every donation empowers us to provide exceptional care while pursuing the research needed to deliver transformative advances.
A world of change begins at Dalhousie. Our groundbreaking research, rooted in the United Nations Sustainable... Development Goals, has earned Dalhousie a reputation as a national and regional powerhouse and a global player. Thought leaders come here to make discoveries that will contribute to a better future for us all. At the core of Dalhousie’s research and innovation are world-leading researchers working in labs, studios and in the field. Building on our legacy of ground-breaking research and outstanding scholarship, we are focused on providing a unique, interactive and collaborative environment that supports our researchers to achieve excellence.Read more
To provide exemplary, client-centred services and benefits that respond to the needs of veterans..., our other clients and their families, in recognition of their services to Canada; and to keep the memory of their achievements and sacrifices alive for all Canadians.Read more
VETS Canada began in 2010 as a grassroots movement when Jim Lowther, a veteran himself, realized that... there were veterans slipping through the cracks. These veterans had lost their families, were living in the streets in high risk situations. Jim and his wife, Debbie, formed a small team in Halifax, Nova Scotia to seek out and help homeless and at-risk veterans with a view to helping reintegrate them into civilian life.Read more
The MacDonald Franklin OSI Research Centre conducts collaborative, innovative, and actionable research to solve... emerging challenges in military and Veteran mental health. Through mental health research, training, and knowledge sharing, we are committed to improving the well-being of Veterans and their families.Read more
CIMVHR engages academia, military, Veterans, government and industry in the effort to advance military and Veteran health research. This work is showcased each year, when thought leaders from these sectors gather at our Forum to exchange ideas, share insight, learn and collaborate.
Sponsors of CIMVHR Forum are publicly demonstrating their support for health research that benefits our military personnel, Veterans, public safety personnel and their families.
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