National Newswatch

Defence Minister Rob Nicholson calls the apparent suicides of two Afghan veterans very troubling, but says the government has increased mental health support to soldiers.

The RCMP are investigating the death Tuesday of soldier at a home just outside Canadian Forces Base Shilo in Manitoba.

Authorities in Alberta are examining the death of reservist, who was found in distress at a correctional centre in Lethbridge and died in hospital on Monday.

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