News Headlines

April 18, 2015

[Vancouver Sun] Military camaraderie cuts across political lines for two B.C. candidates

B.C. veterans running for MP under different banners have no interest in dissing each other By Peter O’Neil, Vancouver Sun – April 18, 2015 OTTAWA — The fall federal election campaign is expected to be one of the nastiest in modern history, but don’t expect two Lower Mainland candidates to cross partisan swords in anger. […]

January 1, 2014

Tim Laidler, BA’09 – UBC Young Alumnus Award

Tim Laidler is a master’s candidate in counselling psychology and a corporal in the Canadian Forces who is committed to enhancing the quality of life for veterans of war. As executive director of the Veterans Transition Network, he has increased awareness around the profound impact of war on soldiers and raised in excess of $2.5M […]

September 8, 2013

[Global News] Tim Laidler: Helping soldiers transition from combat to civilian life

VANCOUVER – When Tim Laidler came back to Canada after serving eight months in Afghanistan in 2010, he felt numb. He said he tried to get back to life as usual, going back to school to finish his undergraduate degree at the University of British Columbia, and didn’t think he had any problems. “People were […]