News: Lionel Desmond

GlobalnewsHealth Jan 8, 2017

Not helping veterans could turn into national security problem: Military Ombudsman

Military Ombudsman Gary Walbourne says the government does not need to wait for its defence policy review to take action for military members and veterans who are suffering from post traumatic stress disorder. Read full coverage

Tags: Canadian Armed Forces, Canadian Armed Forces Ombudsman Gary Walbourne, gary walbourne, Lionel Desmond, Mental health veterans, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD, Veterans, Canada, Health, Politics

CBC.CaGeneral News Jan 8, 2017

After murder-suicide, Veterans Affairs minister calls family to offer funeral costs

Veterans Affairs says Minister Kent Hehr phoned the family Saturday to offer to pay for funerals of retired corporal Lionel Desmond, his mother, wife and daughter after a tragic murder-suicide. Read full coverage

Tags: Health, Health/Mental health, General news/Funerals and memorial services, Health/Death and dying, General news, Lionel Desmond, Sarah Mcmaster, Brenda Desmond, Kent Hehr, Desmond Aaliyah, Shanna Desmond, Department Of National Defence, Royal Canadian Mou

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