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The 4 Steps to Take When Applying for a VAC Disability Award

By | 2017-12-21T00:50:51+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Canadian Veterans, Veteran outreach, Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC)|

You may hear discussion of your service injury referred to as a pensioned condition, a disability “award”.  Someone may ask you, “Are you applying for an award for your tinnitus?”  The usual troop response would be, “No, I’m applying for hearing aids for my tinnitus”.  Don’t assume the worst, just a different department and different [...]

Spartan Wellness Announces Donation to Soldier On

By | 2017-12-13T23:11:56+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Canadian Veterans, Invictus Games, Outreach|

“Soldier On Changed My Life.” Five simple words that we have heard from many veterans. For those that are unfamiliar with the work that Soldier On does, we can personally comment on what an amazing organization they are. In a nutshell, Soldier On provides financial assistance to veterans so they can have access to sports [...]

How to Navigate Your Summary of Assessment (SOA)

By | 2017-12-07T18:12:11+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Canadian Veterans, Outreach|

A Summary of Assessment (SOA) from Veterans Affairs can be an extremely useful piece of paper to keep handy. Your SOA has several pieces of pertinent information on it that can assist a veteran in many circumstances, especially medical circumstances. Let’s look at what your SOA is, and why it’s a good idea to keep [...]

Spartan Wellness Proud Sponsor of Mississippi Thunder Kings (MTK)

By | 2017-10-28T13:20:15+00:00 October 28th, 2017|Canadian Veterans, Minor League Hockey, Outreach|

Spartan Wellness is thrilled to sponsor the Mississippi Thunder Kings (MTK) Minor Bantam Team for their 2017 season. The Mississippi Thunder Kings hosts a competitive program for Tier 3 - B level with players from Almonte Pakenham Minor Hockey Association and Carleton Place Minor Hockey Association. The MTK name is a combination of the APMHA Thunder and the CPMHA Kings. [...]

Become a member of Team Canada!/Joignez-vous à l’Équipe Canada!

By | 2017-10-26T11:07:51+00:00 October 26th, 2017|Canadian Veterans, Invictus Games|

The Invictus Games Sydney 2018 will bring together more than 500 competitors from 18 nations to compete in the following sports: archery, athletics, golf (to be confirmed), powerlifting, indoor rowing, road cycling, sailing, sitting volleyball, wheelchair basketball, wheelchair rugby and wheelchair tennis (to be confirmed). The purpose of the Invictus Games is to harness the power of [...]

Helping the Helpers

By | 2017-10-24T17:13:08+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), Canadian Veterans, PTSD, Veteran outreach, Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC)|

Spartan Wellness is pleased to announce its participation in Helping the Helpers, a day-long event taking place on Oct.28 at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. This informative event will focus on coping and dealing with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and feature talks from local professionals, including doctors, paramedics, police,  and physiologists. Among [...]

10 Things I Wish I Knew Coming Out of the Forces

By | 2018-01-18T00:59:38+00:00 October 15th, 2017|Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), Canadian Veterans, PTSD, Veteran outreach, Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC)|

Transitioning out of the Forces into civilian life can be emotionally and financially challenging for anyone. In order to make that change as smooth as possible, we asked Spartan Wellness co-founder, Riad Byne, to list his top 10 of what he wished he knew coming out of the Forces. In his own words, here is [...]

Spartan Wellness Sponsors The Veterans Dinner as Clinic Partner

By | 2017-09-25T12:41:42+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Cannabis Therapy, PTSD, The Veterans Dinner, Veteran outreach|

Spartan Wellness is proud to be the clinic sponsor for the 2nd annual Veterans Dinner hosted by Canadian Veteran, chef, and author of The Wellness Soldier’s Cannabis Cookbook, Cody Lindsay on Monday, Oct. 30th, 2017. The Veterans Dinner will be held at the Artisan Bistro in Victoria, BC and features a mouthwatering, nutritious 3-course meal [...]

Spartan Wellness and The Invictus Games 2017

By | 2017-09-20T11:29:27+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Cannabis Therapy, Invictus Games, PTSD, Spartan Wellness News, Veteran outreach|

From Sept 23- 30, Toronto will play host to The Invictus Games in which 550 competitors from 17 nations will compete in a series of adaptive sports matches such as wheelchair basketball, wheelchair rugby, track & field and golf. Able bodied and disabled Veterans will compete side by side on the same teams, representing their [...]

Cannabis May Aid in Combating Alcohol Abuse

By | 2017-09-14T18:44:22+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Alcohol Abuse, Cannabis Research, Cannabis Therapy|

It's no secret that among the veteran community, there is an extremely high rate of alcohol dependency. In the search for relief from symptoms associated with PTSD, too many veterans turn to alcohol as a way to numb or escape their pain. But what many don't know is that cannabis may help curb the addictive [...]