Opinion

Why I want this veteran-led disaster response team to grow in Canada

When I first heard about Team Rubicon, I was inspired. Little did I know that Canada would need it so soon thereafter.

Team Rubicon deployed more than 80 members to help with the relief efforts in Fort McMurray after fire tore through the city last spring. They worked with residents to sift through hazardous debris to find items of personal value. Photograph courtesy of Team Rubicon

By VETERANS AFFAIRS MINISTER KENT HEHR

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016 12:00 AM

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