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IODE 48th Highlanders Chapter support MHC

On Saturday, March 25th, a few member of the IODE 48th Highlanders Chapter stopped by K-Wing to donate a 40 inch TV to the patients and their families. Always so grateful for the support of our community.

John Celebrates Christmas at Sunnybrook

John Celebrates Christmas with the Veterans in K-wing

Sunnybrook Phase I Renovations Now Complete

McDermott House Canada is thrilled to announce that Phase I is complete at K-Wing Palliative Care Unit.  Phase II (Nursing stations and family access areas) will begin early next Spring.

McDermott House in the News

“Remembrance Day at Sunnybrook Veterans Centre in Toronto will have extra significance this year as veterans and supporters mark not only the sacrifice of the residents who participated in two major wars, but also the completion of phase one of a renovated Palliative Centre in the facility’s K Wing.” — Daily Commercial News / November…

Palliative Care Crisis coming to Ontario

http://www.thespec.com/news-story/5206268-palliative-care-crisis-coming-in-ontario/ http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/health/ontarios-piecemeal-palliative-care-gets-a-roadmap-to-recovery/article22079349/

McDermott House makes first donation of $1.2 Million to Sunnybrook

We are very excited to announce that McDermott House Canada presented Sunnybrook Foundation with a cheque for $1.2 Million on September 21, 2014.  The renovation is expected to begin  shortly, enabling our veterans to receive the best care possible. John McDermott was joined by Brian Stemmle, Olympic Downhill Skier, Chief Bill Blair, Paul Kenny, MHC…

Music in the Key of Giving CD

John McDermott, with the support of ONRoute, True Patriot Love Foundation and PC Financial, recorded 17 songs he chose specifically for this fundraising initiative. All proceeds from the sale of this CD will go to McDermott House Canada.

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Veterans and First Responders in the media.

The resolution at the Liberal convention in Halifax this weekend calls for the Canada Health Act to be amended and a national framework created “to ... During a panel discussion on mental health at theconvention, federal Veterans Affairs Minister Seamus O'Regan said it's obviously important to talk ...
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
Source: Veterans Canada
Welcome to Dignified Veteran Assistance Clinic — or DVA Clinics as it's called on the advertising materials. It's Nolan's attempt to provide a "one-stop" service in Ottawa for military members who've left the Armed Forces and suddenly find themselves navigating a health-care system that can feel like ...
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
Source: Veterans Canada
This coming week, Jackson is back on the interview circuit and heading toward the Senate for a hearing Wednesday on his nomination to be President Donald Trump's next secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs. “This will be the challenge of his life,” said Robert Darling, a former White House ...
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
Source: Veterans Canada
Outside, dozens more stopped in the streets to watch the proceedings broadcast on large video screens positioned near the Keefer Memorial Square, where a monument stands in recognition of the contribution Chinese war veterans and railway workers made to Canada. “On this day, on behalf of city ...
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
Source: Veterans Canada
George Ing spent 32 years in the Canadian Forces and retired as a lieutenant colonel. He says he and other veterans have faced hurtful discrimination and for him, the apology is enough. “You just want to become a normal person, be accepted for who you are, what you can do.” He, like others, is ...
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
Source: Veterans Canada

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