For Her Country
Master Corporal (Retired) Natalie Forcier on creating your next chapter

Master Corporal (Retired) Natalie Forcier on creating your next chapter

August 10, 2020

Master Corporal (Retired) Natalie Forcier served in the Canadian Armed Forces as a Medical Technician from 2002-2016. Coming from a small rural French community in Northern Saskatchewan, she had a great desire to step out of her comfort zone and help others.

However, upon retiring from the military she struggled with the transition from military to civilian life. On this episode of For Her Country, Natalie shares her journey of healing and starting fresh with the help of True Patriot Love and following her passion to support Canadian veterans.

To learn more about this podcast and its’ guests, please visit: www.forhercountry.ca

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This podcast was created by True Patriot Love Foundation.

True Patriot Love Foundation is Canada’s leading foundation supporting the military and veteran community. The organization funds critical programs across the country to support those in the military who need it most. Through the Captain Nichola Goddard Fund, True Patriot Love provides support specifically for servicewomen, Veteran women and their families. Please consider donating today towards their mission at www.forhercountry.ca

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Able Seaman Yvette Yong on being number one in the world

Able Seaman Yvette Yong on being number one in the world

August 3, 2020

Able Seaman Yvette Yong joined the Navy in 2010 as a reservist. While giving it her all in the Canadian Armed Forces she has also represented Canada on the global athletic stage as a member of Canada’s national taekwondo team, and is ranked number one in the world. 

On this episode of For Her Country, Yvette shares her path to number one, lessons in leadership, and how being a professional athlete has helped her in the military.

 

To learn more about this podcast and its’ guests, please visit: www.forhercountry.ca

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This podcast was created by True Patriot Love Foundation.

True Patriot Love Foundation is Canada’s leading foundation supporting the military and veteran community. The organization funds critical programs across the country to support those in the military who need it most. Through the Captain Nichola Goddard Fund, True Patriot Love provides support specifically for servicewomen, Veteran women and their families. Please consider donating today towards their mission at www.forhercountry.ca

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This episode is sponsored by James Villeneuve and Kim Walker in honour of their eight family members who served during WWII. We honour the service and sacrifice of their family members and thank James and Kim for their generosity in sponsoring today’s episode.

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Music credit: http://www.oceanicpiano.com

& Whiskey Wolf

Captain (Retired) Mary Ann Barber on putting your own oxygen mask on first

Captain (Retired) Mary Ann Barber on putting your own oxygen mask on first

July 27, 2020

Captain (Retired) Mary Ann Barber is a passionate healer who has saved countless lives all while working in conditions that would send many of us running for cover. 

Her work overseas took its toll and she was medically released 2018. But shortly afterwards, she finished her Masters of Nursing, and since graduating she has worked across Canada as a Nurse Practitioner, in far flung places including Wasaga Beach, Baffin Island in Nunavut, and Interior BC. On this episode of For Her Country, Mary Ann shares her journey and words of wisdom for self-care and healing. 

 

To learn more about this podcast and its’ guests, please visit: www.forhercountry.ca

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This podcast was created by True Patriot Love Foundation.

True Patriot Love Foundation is Canada’s leading foundation supporting the military and veteran community. The organization funds critical programs across the country to support those in the military who need it most. Through the Captain Nichola Goddard Fund, True Patriot Love provides support specifically for servicewomen, Veteran women and their families. Please consider donating today towards their mission at www.forhercountry.ca

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This episode is sponsored by Waypoint Investment Partners. Waypoint has been a proud supporter of True Patriot Love since 2018 and we thank them for sponsoring today’s episode.

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Music credit: http://www.oceanicpiano.com

& Whiskey Wolf

Lt(N) Jenn Martin on rising to the challenge

Lt(N) Jenn Martin on rising to the challenge

July 20, 2020

On this episode of For Her Country, we spend time at sea with Lt(N) Jenn Martin, who joined the Canadian Armed Forces in April 2004 as a Maritime Surface Officer and managed to deploy to Afghanistan, a mission in a landlocked country, in 2010. 

To learn more about this podcast and its’ guests, please visit: www.forhercountry.ca

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This podcast was created by True Patriot Love Foundation.

True Patriot Love Foundation is Canada’s leading foundation supporting the military and veteran community. The organization funds critical programs across the country to support those in the military who need it most. Through the Captain Nichola Goddard Fund, True Patriot Love provides support specifically for servicewomen, Veteran women and their families. Please consider donating today towards their mission at www.forhercountry.ca

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This episode is sponsored by Geneviève Bonin, Partner with McKinsey & Company and former serving member of the Royal Canadian Navy (RMC class of 1993). Geneviève has been a proud supporter and board member of True Patriot Love since 2013 and we thank her for sponsoring today’s episode on behalf of the Treble Victor Group.

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Music credit: http://www.oceanicpiano.com

& Whiskey Wolf

A moving discussion with trailblazing women in the Canadian Armed Forces

A moving discussion with trailblazing women in the Canadian Armed Forces

July 18, 2020

We had the pleasure of hosting a live Virtual Fireside Chat on July 6 with guests from For Her Country Season 1, Lieutenant-Colonel Eleanor Taylor, Warrant Officer Avril Jno-Baptiste-Jones and Sergeant Leslie Blair.

On this special episode, we’ll hear the live recording of the fireside chat, which dives deeper into the themes discussed in the previous episodes: diversity and inclusion, resiliency and leadership. 

To learn more about this podcast and its’ guests, please visit: www.forhercountry.ca

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This podcast was created by True Patriot Love Foundation.

True Patriot Love Foundation is Canada’s leading foundation supporting the military and veteran community. The organization funds critical programs across the country to support those in the military who need it most. Through the Captain Nichola Goddard Fund, True Patriot Love provides support specifically for servicewomen, Veteran women and their families. Please consider donating today towards their mission at www.forhercountry.ca

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Music credit: http://www.oceanicpiano.com

& Whiskey Wolf

Dr. Henry on the power of empathy and kindness

Dr. Henry on the power of empathy and kindness

July 13, 2020

Dr. Bonnie Henry, the Provincial Health Officer for British Columbia is successfully leading her province and Canada through the coronavirus crisis. After graduating from medical school, Dr. Henry spent a decade serving as a medical officer on naval ships. Her practice has taken her around the world, working with both the World Health Organization and UNICEF.

On this episode of For Her Country, Dr. Henry speaks about the need for empathy and compassion and how these traits contribute to effective leadership.

To learn more about this podcast and its’ guests, please visit: www.forhercountry.ca

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This podcast was created by True Patriot Love Foundation.

True Patriot Love Foundation is Canada’s leading foundation supporting the military and veteran community. The organization funds critical programs across the country to support those in the military who need it most. Through the Captain Nichola Goddard Fund, True Patriot Love provides support specifically for servicewomen, Veteran women and their families. Please consider donating today towards their mission at www.forhercountry.ca

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This episode is sponsored by Hydro One. Hydro One is proud to support True Patriot Love and the Captain Nichola Goddard Fund and we thank them for sponsoring today’s episode.

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Music credit: http://www.oceanicpiano.com

& Whiskey Wolf

Artillery Officer Anne Reiffenstein on the cost of being first

Artillery Officer Anne Reiffenstein on the cost of being first

July 6, 2020

Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Anne Reiffenstein, CD, spent 28 years serving in the Canadian Armed Forces before retiring in 2018.  As one of the first female Field Artillery Officers, she had to discover how to navigate and survive the early years of gender integration in the Army. In this episode, we dive into what it is like to be one of the first and the challenges when change is introduced from the top down. We also learn how her experience shaped her leadership style in her career.

To learn more about this podcast and its’ guests, please visit: www.forhercountry.ca

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This podcast was created by True Patriot Love Foundation.

True Patriot Love Foundation is Canada’s leading foundation supporting the military and veteran community. The organization funds critical programs across the country to support those in the military who need it most. Through the Captain Nichola Goddard Fund, True Patriot Love provides support specifically for servicewomen, Veteran women and their families. Please consider donating today towards their mission at www.forhercountry.ca

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This episode is sponsored by Mike Durland. Mike has been a proud supporter of True Patriot Love since 2012 and we thank him for sponsoring today's episode on behalf of Receptiviti.

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Music credit: http://www.oceanicpiano.com

& Whiskey Wolf

Sergeant Leslie Blair on setting big goals

Sergeant Leslie Blair on setting big goals

June 15, 2020

Sergeant Leslie Blair is an Aviation Systems Technician in the Royal Canadian Air Force and the most recent recipient of the Captain Nichola Goddard Award. She shares with us how setting big goals has motivated her and how being recognized for her work in the military and for her philanthropic efforts changed her life.

To learn more about this podcast and its’ guests, please visit: www.forhercountry.ca

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This podcast was created by True Patriot Love Foundation.

True Patriot Love Foundation is Canada’s leading foundation supporting the military and veteran community. The organization funds critical programs across the country to support those in the military who need it most. Through the Captain Nichola Goddard Fund, True Patriot Love provides support specifically for servicewomen, Veteran women and their families. Please consider donating today towards their mission at www.forhercountry.ca

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Thanks to RBC for generously supporting this podcast series as presenting sponsor. RBC has been an advocate of True Patriot Love since 2010 and has committed over $1M to support Canada’s military members, Veterans and their families. 

This episode is sponsored by Canada Life.  Canada Life has been a proud supporter of True Patriot Love since 2011 and we thank them for sponsoring today’s episode.

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To learn more about Santa for Veterans, the initiative started by Sergeant Leslie Blair, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/santa4vets/

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Music credit: http://www.oceanicpiano.com

& Whiskey Wolf

Sgt GerriAnne Davidson on challenging your limits

Sgt GerriAnne Davidson on challenging your limits

June 8, 2020

Sgt GerriAnne Davidson discusses the lessons she’s learned on her many deployments, and how ultra running in the mountains has helped her in her military career.

To learn more about this podcast and its’ guests, please visit: www.forhercountry.ca

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This podcast was created by True Patriot Love Foundation.

True Patriot Love Foundation is Canada’s leading foundation supporting the military and veteran community. The organization funds critical programs across the country to support those in the military who need it most. Through the Captain Nichola Goddard Fund, True Patriot Love provides support specifically for servicewomen, Veteran women and their families. Please consider donating today towards their mission at www.forhercountry.ca

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Thanks to RBC for generously supporting this podcast series as presenting sponsor. RBC has been an advocate of True Patriot Love since 2010 and has committed over $1M to support Canada’s military members, Veterans and their families. 

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Music credit: http://www.oceanicpiano.com

& Whiskey Wolf

Warrant Officer Avril Jno-Baptiste-Jones on finding your own path

Warrant Officer Avril Jno-Baptiste-Jones on finding your own path

June 1, 2020

Warrant Officer Avril Jno-Baptiste-Jones shares her story of finding stability, confidence and professional success in the military after immigrating to Canada as a young girl.

To learn more about this podcast and its’ guests, please visit: www.forhercountry.ca

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Thanks to RBC for generously supporting this podcast series as presenting sponsor. RBC has been an advocate of True Patriot Love since 2010 and has committed over $1M to support Canada’s military members, Veterans and their families. 

This episode is sponsored by Susan McArthur and Mackenzie Investments.  Mackenzie has been a proud supporter of True Patriot Love since 2010 and we thank them for sponsoring today’s episode.

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Music credit: http://www.oceanicpiano.com

& Whiskey Wolf

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