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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 federal government is preparing to offer disabled veterans who retired in the past 12 years the lifetime pensions they have demanded but the amounts being discussed are far lower than what is given to those who left the Canadian Forces before 2006. A source says Veterans Affairs Minister ...
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
Source: Veterans Canada
“Our government will not repeat the ideological cuts of the former Conservative government that resulted in the Phoenix pay system debacle, the closure of veterans' services offices across the country, and an underequipped Canadian Coast Guard – all of which led to greater costs to Canadians down ...
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
Source: Veterans Canada
Some of the digital initiatives that the CDS team are working on include developing an online app with Veterans Affairs Canada. The app aims to make it easier for veterans to sort out eligible benefits. Another project is looking at digitizing the process for scheduling citizenship ceremonies for immigrants.
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
Source: Veterans Canada
He's not going into danger, not joining the military — he's actually just going down the street. ... CDS has a mandate to help federal departments create better online connections to Canadians, whether they're veterans looking into their eligibility for services or immigrants trying to book a citizenship exam.
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
Source: Veterans Canada
Reuters reported in September that Mnangagwa was plotting with the military, liberation war veterans and businessmen including current and former white farmers to take over from Mugabe, who resigned after a de facto military coup. “All those who were illegally settled or who just settled themselves on ...
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
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