Founded in 2009, True Patriot Love Foundation has become Canada’s leading organization supporting military members, Veterans and their families. The foundation raises awareness around the challenges related to military service and funds programs that deliver significant impact in the areas of mental and physical health, rehabilitation and recovery from injury, supporting the children and spouses of those who serve, and promoting re-integration into communities.
Since 2012, True Patriot Love has produced challenging fundraising expeditions around the world engaging Canadian Armed Forces members, Veterans and civilians. The expeditions pay tribute to serving members, Veterans and their families, generates awareness about the challenges of military service and raises funds, allowing the foundation to provide critical resources for programs across Canada.
Paul Desmarais, Jr., Chairman of Power, and Paul Desmarais III, Senior Vice-President of Power, took part in True Patriot Love’s expedition in 2014 during which 12 ill and injured military members and 24 Canadian business leaders trekked and skied to the Magnetic North Pole
military personnel are medically released each year with approximately 700 spouses and 900 children also impacted
in funding committed by TPL since its inception, which has helped change the lives of more than 33,000 military members, Veterans and families