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Meliora - Latin for "Ever Better"

We are a registered Not-Profit operating throughout Canada. We are 100% volunteer and veteran-run and directed. We have only essential expenses, which ensures that donations made towards MELIORA go directly to supporting our veterans, first responders and their family. 



Our Crest

The Dandelion - The Official Flower of the Military Child



“The official flower of the military child is the dandelion. Why? The plant puts down roots almost anywhere, and it’s almost impossible to destroy. It’s an unpretentious plant, yet good looking. It’s a survivor in a broad range of climates. Military children bloom everywhere the winds carry them. They are hardy and upright. Their roots are strong, cultivated deeply in the culture of the military, planted swiftly and surely. They’re ready to fly in the breezes that take them to new adventures, new lands, and new friends.


Experts say that military children are well-rounded, culturally aware, tolerant, and extremely resilient. Military children have learned from an early age that home is where their hearts are, that a good friend can be found in every corner of the world, and that education doesn’t only come from school. They live history. They learn that to survive means to adapt, that the door that closes one chapter of their life opens up to a new and exciting adventure full of new friends and new experiences.”

                                                                                - Unknown Author


To relieve conditions associated with disability by providing certified, specially trained service dogs and on going support to people suffering from mental or physical disabilities including, but not limited to, brain injured veterans, first responders as well as affected family members, with a view to improving their independence as well as their physical and emotional wellbeing.

Latest Blog Post
Access rights confirmed by the Government of Querbec regarding access to Quebec Court houses
On November 10, Dr. Colleen Dell, Professor and Research Chair of One Health & Wellness at University of Saskatchewan, and retired Captain Marc Lapointe of the Special Forces of the Canadian Armed Forces presented alongside AUDEAMUS service dog Sticker. Together they talked about the impacts of Animal-Assisted Interventions (AAIs), and the need to understand and measure these impacts both from the perspective of the human and the animal.