Wounded Warrior Canada

View Royal Fire Chief Paul Hurst is taking on the challenge of the Wounded Warriors Canada Run to help erase the stigma military personnel and first responders face dealing with mental health issues. (Photo courtesy of Paul Hurst)

View Royal fire chief gears up for Wounded Warrior Run

February run from Port Hardy to Victoria offers support to members of military and first responders

 

Wounded Warriors B.C. event coordinator Jacqueline Zweng, left, leads the runners on the final approach to the end of their 600 km relay race fundraiser. The program that supports PTSD programs raised over $155,000. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Wounded Warriors raises more than $155,000 during 2020 run

Eight-day relay for PTSD programs falls short of $250,000 goal

 

Steve Deschamps (left), Mark Blachuras and Allan Kobayashi stopped by Langford Fire Hall for a quick pitstop before continuing on their 65km run from Sooke to Sidney. Their run is the final fundraising effort before the Wounded Warriors Canada Relay Run covers 600km from Port Hardy to Victoria in late February. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

VIDEO: Three men complete 65 km Sooke to Sidney run for Wounded Warriors

Organizers still looking to raise $175,000 to hit their goal

 

Runner Chris Loran gets a hair cut from Shawna Bertrand to support the Wounded Warrior run. (Swikar Oli/News staff)

Langford barber shop donates cuts for veterans’ cause

Hair cuts raise funds for Wounded Warrior Run, which travels from Port Hardy to Victoria

Runner Chris Loran gets a hair cut from Shawna Bertrand to support the Wounded Warrior run. (Swikar Oli/News staff)
Teens leading charge with WWI campaign

Teens leading charge with WWI campaign

Proceeds from KidLED’s fist line to support Wounded Warriors Canada

Teens leading charge with WWI campaign
Steve Deschamps makes his way towards the Langford Legion on Station Avenue, as part of the fifth annual Wounded Warrior Run B.C. on Sunday. The Legion was the second to last stop before runners crossed the finish line at the Legislature, wrapping up the seven-day run from Port Hardy to Victoria to raise funds and awareness of post-traumatic stress disorder. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)

Emotional Wounded Warrior Run wraps up in Langford

Seven-day run raised more than $71,000 for PTSD supports

Steve Deschamps makes his way towards the Langford Legion on Station Avenue, as part of the fifth annual Wounded Warrior Run B.C. on Sunday. The Legion was the second to last stop before runners crossed the finish line at the Legislature, wrapping up the seven-day run from Port Hardy to Victoria to raise funds and awareness of post-traumatic stress disorder. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)
The team gathers for the Wounded Warrior Run BC 2018 kick-off event at Jim Pattison Subaru in Colwood. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)
The team gathers for the Wounded Warrior Run BC 2018 kick-off event at Jim Pattison Subaru in Colwood. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)
Military veteran and Wounded Warriors volunteer Stephane Marcotte poses with Sarge, his compassion dog, near the new Afghanistan memorial on Quadra Street. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS

Wounded Warriors tackle trauma in Greater Victoria

New group-based training program launched to aid those suffering from PTSD

Military veteran and Wounded Warriors volunteer Stephane Marcotte poses with Sarge, his compassion dog, near the new Afghanistan memorial on Quadra Street. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS
Wounded Warriors Canada executive director Scott Maxwell, left, and Langford Mayor Stew Young are surrounded by participants and supporters as they unveil the jerseys riders will wear in the Wounded Warriors Canada Vimy 100 Battlefield Bike Ride in June. Rick Stiebel/News Gazette staff

Langford helps Wounded Warriors’ Vimy ride initiative

City gets on board with Battlefield Bike Ride 2017

  • Apr 10, 2017
Wounded Warriors Canada executive director Scott Maxwell, left, and Langford Mayor Stew Young are surrounded by participants and supporters as they unveil the jerseys riders will wear in the Wounded Warriors Canada Vimy 100 Battlefield Bike Ride in June. Rick Stiebel/News Gazette staff