Here are some examples of courses given in Basic Military Qualification: Anne Minh Thu Quach, the NDP critic for Youth, believes Defence should look into the situation of at-risk youth as part of its studies on mental health.
Boudrias pointed out: "There are many, many resources available.
On November 11, special church services are organized.
These often include the playing of "The Last Post", a reading of the fourth verse of the 'Ode of Remembrance' and two minutes silence at (or 11am).
"Every year, more than 4,000 people star their military career at CFLRS," says its website.
"We are obviously concerned about the situation," said Jean Rioux, parliamentary secretary to the defence minister and MP for the area.
"I was at the school [on Thursday], on the base where it happened.
It is of course a tragedy for the family, the community and the Armed Forces." The two Quebec cases are in addition to the sudden deaths of five other students or recent graduates at two military colleges over the past nine months, without ever having been deployed.
Pinel-Duquette enrolled in the Forces in the hopes of becoming a tank driver and to help his father, Carole Duquette told Huff Post in a series of written exchanges.OTTAWA – The deaths of two young recruits at the Canadian Forces Leadership and Recruit School (CFLRS) in the past five months have been ruled as suicide, The Huffington Post Québec has learned.The situation at the facility in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que. The school conducts basic training for both officers and non-commissioned members of the Armed Forces."I find it very difficult to understand, because there is no type of post-traumatic situation. Michel Boudrias, the defence critic for the Bloc Québécois and a former military instructor, explained that recruits are expected to complete "many evaluations" in the first two or three days of training.You have just completed a long process and you should be happy to have got there [to the school] ... They must write a 750-word autobiography that can be useful in detecting potential suicide risk, said Boudiras, who considered it his "duty" to read them all."[He] didn't know how he was going to make up all that he was missing." Other deaths The military is already investigating the sudden deaths of three cadets from the Royal Military College in Kingston, Ont. Harrison Kelertas, 22, and Brett Cameron, 20, died on campus within days of each other, while 19-year-old Matthew Sullivan died in August in Saint John, N. Officials have not confirmed the cause of death in any of the cases, though suicide is suspected. Vanessa Chamberland, 27, was found dead in Kingston, Ont.She ran a squadron of student officers at the Royal Military College in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, reported La Presse."If mistakes were made in terms of responsibility for the command, which is highly possible, I expect there would be a proper administrative review, to shed light on the situation," he said.The Canadian Armed Forces state that recruits have access to help from the beginning of their training.In the meantime, they will provide "direct support to the family during this difficult time." "We are saddened by the sudden and tragic death," spokeswoman Lt. "We have extended our sincerest condolences to his family and friends." Rioux remained cautious in his comments about recent deaths at the Quebec training school: "Following the investigations, steps will clearly need to be taken," he said.2 cases in 5 months This is the second time in five months that the CFLRS has seen a death during the "indoctrination period," the first five weeks where recruits are not allowed to leave the military base.Many people wear artificial poppies on their clothes in the weeks before Remembrance Day.Red poppies symbolize the memory of those who died and white poppies campaigns for non-military interventions in conflict situations.Classmates described Barclay as funny, intelligent and rather quiet, and noted that he liked playing video games. They both asked that their names be withheld so as not to interfere with the pending investigation.