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CTV News
Veterans see need for deep, flexible spending in new homeless strategywho faced financial crises, including some who may have been on the verge of be
CTV News / Posted 4 days ago
who faced financial crises, including some who may have been on the verge of becoming homeless. As of the end of June, Veterans Affairs Canada had 750 veterans identified as homeless in its client database, compared with 650 as of last... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Dieppe presentation plannedat Dieppe, and Canadian lives moved D-Day from U.S. defeat in 1943 to an allied
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 4 days ago
at Dieppe, and Canadian lives moved D-Day from U.S. defeat in 1943 to an allied victory on June 6, 1944.” According to Veterans Affairs Canada, the Dieppe Raid – code-named “Operation Jubilee” – saw more than 6,000 men come ashore at five... Read more
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BC Local News
Homeless veterans plan to be out in autumnof the strategy says a rental assistance program would help veterans quickly fi
BC Local News / Posted 7 days ago
of the strategy says a rental assistance program would help veterans quickly find permanent housing wherever they live, but Veterans Affairs Canada isn't currently able to provide that kind of financial help. "Given restrictions in current... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Momentum growing for Unknown Soldier celebrationproject will cost about $400,000. The federal government, through the Commonwe
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 9 days ago
project will cost about $400,000. The federal government, through the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and Veterans Affairs Canada, provided $75,000. The city allocated about $315,000, while community businesses and organizations... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Momentum growing for Unknown Soldier celebrationproject will cost about $400,000. The federal government, through the Commonwe
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 9 days ago
project will cost about $400,000. The federal government, through the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and Veterans Affairs Canada, provided $75,000. The city allocated about $315,000, while community businesses and organizations... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Momentum growing for Unknown Soldier celebrationproject will cost about $400,000. The federal government, through the Commonwe
Welland Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
project will cost about $400,000. The federal government, through the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and Veterans Affairs Canada, provided $75,000. The city allocated about $315,000, while community businesses and organizations... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Restoration work continues at Fairview CemeteryAvenue and Morrison Street, to heave. In addition to the poor aesthetic, it no
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 21 days ago
Avenue and Morrison Street, to heave. In addition to the poor aesthetic, it no longer meets official specifications set by Veterans Affairs Canada, said Richardson. Monument restoration work is being done by a specialist following the maintenance... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Restoration work continues at Fairview CemeteryAvenue and Morrison Street, to heave. In addition to the poor aesthetic, it no
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 21 days ago
Avenue and Morrison Street, to heave. In addition to the poor aesthetic, it no longer meets official specifications set by Veterans Affairs Canada, said Richardson. Monument restoration work is being done by a specialist following the maintenance... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Restoration work continues at Fairview CemeteryAvenue and Morrison Street, to heave. In addition to the poor aesthetic, it no
Welland Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
Avenue and Morrison Street, to heave. In addition to the poor aesthetic, it no longer meets official specifications set by Veterans Affairs Canada, said Richardson. Monument restoration work is being done by a specialist following the maintenance... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Veteran describes confrontational dealings to Veterans Affairs criticVeterans need more help transitioning out of the military and communicating wit
Calgary Sun / Posted 22 days ago
Veterans need more help transitioning out of the military and communicating with the Department of National Defence and Veterans Affairs Canada, a Conservative critic said at a meeting Wednesday in Edmonton. About a dozen veterans met with John... Read more
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CTV News
Canadian Forces pressing ahead with improvements to transgender policysaid many service members receive such treatment for various conditions -- not
CTV News / Posted 22 days ago
said many service members receive such treatment for various conditions -- not just sex reassignment. By comparison, Veterans Affairs Canada spent nearly $20 million on medical marijuana last year. Okros also said he was unaware of any... Read more
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CTV News
Canadian Forces welcomes transgender troops after Trump's bansaid many service members receive such treatment for various conditions -- not
CTV News / Posted 23 days ago
said many service members receive such treatment for various conditions -- not just sex reassignment. By comparison, Veterans Affairs Canada spent nearly $20 million on medical marijuana last year. Okros also said he was unaware of any... Read more
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Brandon Sun
'They don't give a damn': Brandon veteran speaks out after being denied Veterans Affairs funding for hearing aidA decorated war veteran in Brandon said he feels let down by his country after
Brandon Sun / Posted 24 days ago
A decorated war veteran in Brandon said he feels let down by his country after Veterans Affairs Canada refused him funding for a much-needed hearing aid. Richard Leslie, a 92-year-old retired master warrant officer, is deaf in his right ear and... Read more
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BC Local News
Mint apologizes for commemorative coin veterans’ group calls flawedhe finds it hard to believe that a military historian would have signed off on
BC Local News / Posted 24 days ago
he finds it hard to believe that a military historian would have signed off on the coin. Both the Canadian War Museum and Veterans Affairs Canada refer to the attack on the French port city as the Dieppe Raid. Dalhousie University history... Read more
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CTV News
Mint apologizes for commemorative coin veterans' group calls flawedhe finds it hard to believe that a military historian would have signed off on
CTV News / Posted 24 days ago
he finds it hard to believe that a military historian would have signed off on the coin. Both the Canadian War Museum and Veterans Affairs Canada refer to the attack on the French port city as the Dieppe Raid. Dalhousie University history... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Vets protest military's use of controversial anti-malarial drugwho might be suffering its impacts to provide better treatment and to conduct r
Calgary Sun / Posted 1 months ago
who might be suffering its impacts to provide better treatment and to conduct research on its impacts. An official with Veterans Affairs Canada said those who can prove they're suffering PTSD symptoms, including ones possibly caused by... Read more
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BBC News
Trudeau feels blowback from $8m Khadr settlementthe large sum a "slap in the face". "My son who served over there is now relea
BBC News / Posted 1 months ago
the large sum a "slap in the face". "My son who served over there is now released with PTSD. He gets support from VAC (Veterans Affairs Canada), but not enough. He didn't get $10.5 million," said veteran Jay Tofflemire. An online poll of 1,512... Read more
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