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THE VETERAN HUNTERS

Hunting for Heroes

The Veteran Hunters Canada Ltd is a non-profit organization operated by volunteers who are retired Canadian Forces Veterans.   Our goal is to help Veterans & 1st Responders with PTSD, by providing peer support through outdoor adventures. All participants in the program have deployed on operations and suffer from PTSD, and other physical injuries. As part of our healing we find being in the outdoors extremely therapeutic. Being in nature requires you to be in the moment and mindful of your surroundings. Our peer support program gives participants the opportunity for self discovery and a reaffirmation and validation of their skills as soldiers.  These heroes leave our program with a sense of purpose, grounding and self worth.  - Founder D. Todd Hisey

 
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Our mission is to help Veterans & 1st Responders with PTSD by providing them with an opportunity for a hunt.

                   

                        We have facilitated activities for 130 Veterans & 1st Responders.

 

ACTIVITIES

Making A Difference

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JOIN US

If you are a Veteran or 1st Responder, whether experienced or are new to hunting, we can help you get trained and onto a hunt either using a rifle or bow.  We organize group hunts as well as facilitate individual hunts.

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NATIONAL ORGANIZATION

We have access to both Public and Private land hunts in Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland.  Through our Volunteers we can offer: Black Bear, Elk, Moose, Deer and Sheep hunts.

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WING SHOOTING

If waterfowl or upland birds is your preference we can accommodate you.

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AFRICA HUNTS

If you have ever dreamed of hunting the dark continent we can help.  We work with a group in the Republic of South Africa that is Veteran owned and operated and specializes in the Eastern Cape Plains Game.

 

2021 HUNTING SCHEDULE

Updated 5 January

All hunts are led by Veteran Hunter Hosts or licensed Outfitters.

NEWFOUNDLAND HUNTS

Maritime Residents ONLY

Coyote / Wolf

Jan-July 2021

COW ELK RIFLE - WMU 312/314 DRAW

Cochrane Alberta: Dec-Jan

Must be drawn for WMU 312 or 314 Cow Elk.  Private Land Hunts.  Contact me with the dates you would like to hunt.

COYOTE HUNTS

Cochrane Alberta: Jan-Mar

Private land hunts - upon request.

 

KEY PEOPLE

Veteran Hosts & Advisors

 

TODD HISEY

Owner

Served in the Canadian Army from 2001-2013.  Graduate of the Royal Military College. Posted to 1 PPCLI, CFINTCOM, 3 Can Div HQ and 41 CBG.  Deployments to Bosnia, Kosovo and Russia.


“During my 22 years with the Canadian Army as an Officer, the phrase Know your Men and Promote their Welfare stuck with me. In 2018, and after nearly six years of PTSD treatment, it was determined that I could no longer work in a traditional role; but I still felt compelled to give back to the community and help my fellow soldiers.  In January 2019, The Veteran Hunters launched with a website, podcast, and social media presence and immediately connected with
Veterans.”

 

At The Veteran Hunters we’re removing nightmares and making memories.

Cody K - Thunder Bay, ON

 
 
 

OUR SPONSORS

Please Support Them

VORTEX CANADA

Vortex Canada is the official Canadian distributor of Vortex Optics and is owned and operated by Paul Grant and Val Wyatt.  Vortex provides world renowned optical instruments to birding and observation enthusiasts as well as meeting the exacting demands of tactical professionals and hunters.

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BASS PRO SHOPS
CABELA'S
OUTDOOR FUND

The Outdoor Fund provides financial support to Canadian non-profit charities that support our 3 conservation pillars:

  • Advocacy: protecting the outdoor lifestyle and the right to hunt, fish, camp and trap

  • Education:teaching the next generation of hunters, anglers, campers, and recreational sport shooters

  • Conservation: improving the habitat with sound conservation methods to ensure future generations will enjoy hunting and fishing

The Outdoor Fund accomplishes this through generous support of Cabela’s Canada customers who round up to the nearest dollar at checkout in our retail stores, through the call centre and online at cabelas.ca.

GRAND VALLEY SAFARI CLUB

The Grand Valley Safari Club started 17 years ago with the aim of promoting and celebrating hunting in the Alberta Foothills.

ROYAL KAROO SAFARIS

Royal Karoo Hunting Safaris is situated in the mountainous Eastern Cape where the Great Karoo meets Valley Bushveld. This means that the region is rated as the best African Hunting spot for Kudu in South Africa and a world-class Bow Hunting destination.
Our various competitive hunting packages offer luxurious accommodation, set within 25,000 acres of malaria-free Fair Chase African Hunting preserve.  Answer the call to the “Most Unforgettable African Hunting Experience”

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 COCHRANE DODGE JEEP RAM

Known for our extensive and diverse inventory, Cochrane Dodge is your central Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep RAM Dealership between Calgary and Canmore! Just 10 minutes West of the high prices and East of Alberta's breathtaking Rocky Mountains you won't find a better deal.  We offer special pricing for Veterans.

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MILITARY MINDS INC

Military Minds Inc is an active, connected membership that does not create programs or services but instead helps connect its members to those very programs and services that fulfill their needs.

STEELHEAD VENTURES LTD

Steelhead Ventures Ltd. provides water hauling services in and around Cochrane, Alberta. From potable and non-potable water hauling and water treatment services to well drilling and repair and maintenance services, we do them all.

TETRANEX SOLUTIONS

Tetranex Solutions Inc. is a Calgary-based company dedicated to the delivery of high quality industrial automation, electrical and instrumentation solutions and services to our clients. As a privately held company, our team understands the importance of forming and maintaining great relationships with our customers by delivering outstanding products and services but, ultimately, by providing peace of mind. With extensive experience across varying industries, our team has a successfully proven track record, showcasing our unique attribute of adaptability. We truly believe that if your company has a need, then we can provide you with the ultimate solution.

 

VETERAN COMPANIES

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CANHUNT

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VETERAN WELDING

 

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Rockyview County, Alberta Canada

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