After surviving attack in Afghanistan, B.C. man serves as inspiration for new centre for veterans [Global News]

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Greene’s progress is not only being observed by fellow veterans and the scientific community, but he’s also being credited as the inspiration behind Legion Veterans Village being built in Surrey, a first-of-its-kind in Canada.

From near death to inspirational speaker, soldier’s recovery from axe attack continues to impress [CBC Vancouver – Article]

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Greene’s progress is not only being observed by fellow veterans and the scientific community, but he’s also being credited as the inspiration behind Legion Veterans Village being built in Surrey, a first-of-its-kind in Canada.

New Surrey mental-health centre to use technology to treat PTSD for soldiers, first responders [Vancouver Sun]

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Trevor Greene, who suffered a severe and debilitating brain injury from an axe attack on a Canadian Armed Forces’ peacekeeping mission in Afghanistan in 2006, continues to make “significant” improvement, thanks, he says, to a technology developed by a Surrey doctor.

B.C. soldier shows resiliency after brain injury [CityNews 1130]

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Known as the iron soldier, Captain Trevor Greene was attacked with an axe to the head while serving in Afghanistan. As Ashley Burr explains, his unique rehabilitation has inspired the creation of a massive new centre to support veterans’ health in Surrey. (CityNews 1130 – TV segment)

Legion Veterans Village featured in DDC Journal, Fall 2020 issue (pp. 40-41)

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Serving their sacrifice – a first-of-its-kind residential and community development is on the rise in Surrey, British Columbia, on the property of the Royal Canadian Legion Whalley Legion Branch 229. The Legion Veterans Village aims to combine affordable and market-rate housing with a Legion branch and a range of physical and mental health services to serve veterans and first responders.

Surrey Veterans Village groundbreaking ‘monumental’

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When Tony Moore describes the groundbreaking for the Legion Veterans Village Project in Whalley as “monumental,” you can take that literally. Next month, construction will begin on the $312-million project, which will feature two towers that emulate the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in France.

Construction begins on Surrey mental health centre

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The ground officially broke today on a first-of-a-kind facility in Canada that will provide post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and mental health services to veterans of the Canadian Forces and first responders. The $312-million Legion Veterans Village is being built at 13525 106 Avenue in Surrey, replacing Whalley Legion Branch 229