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2014/11/28 02:20
2014/11/28 02:20
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The former soldier who drew up what a judge called a “cataclysmic plan” of death and destruction, didn’t intend to follow through on it, his lawyer said Thursday. Defence counsel Tonii Roulston said...
2014/11/28 02:20
2014/11/28 02:20
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2014/11/27 20:24
2014/11/27 20:24
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Bruce Anderson is the chairman of polling firm Abacus Data, a regular member of CBC The National’s “At Issue” panel and a founding partner of i2 Ideas and Issues Advertising.He has done polls for...
2014/11/26 01:19
2014/11/26 01:19
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Gone but not forgotten, unmarked soldier’s graves now have headstones honouring their service. The graves of 10 soldiers from The First and Second World Wars were honoured by local veterans with a...
2014/11/25 18:20
2014/11/25 18:20
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OTTAWA — The government is failing to provide mental-health care and other benefits to veterans within a reasonable time frame, the auditor general says. Michael Ferguson's annual fall report looked...
2014/11/25 00:25
2014/11/25 00:25
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The building is barely visible from the road and would go unnoticed if not for the three flagpoles out front. There’s little clue to its purpose until you take the long laneway back, drive past the...
2014/11/23 15:39
2014/11/23 15:39
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The federal government is spending $200-million over five years to help veterans suffering from operational stress issues, including a new facility in Halifax that will assess and treat those with the...
2014/11/21 21:20
2014/11/21 21:20
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OTTAWA - An investigator for Canada's veterans ombudsman is its new watchdog, Veterans Affairs Minister Jean-Pierre Blackburn announced Friday. Chief warrant officer (ret'd) Guy Parent worked for...
2014/11/20 14:39
2014/11/20 14:39
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Veterans Affairs Canada has returned $1.13 billion to the federal treasury in unspent funds since the Conservatives came to power in 2006 — cash that critics say should have gone towards improved...
2014/11/15 17:10
2014/11/15 17:10
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Nanaimo based medical cannabis producer Tilray has partnered with the University of British Columbia Okanagan in Canada's first clinical trial to test marijuana's effectiveness in treating...
2014/11/12 00:20
2014/11/12 00:20
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Let’s not kid ourselves, Canada is in the middle of a war. Call it the war on terror or the war against radical Islam, whatever you like. But even if we don’t feel as if we are at war with jihadis...
2014/11/11 22:26
2014/11/11 22:26
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OTTAWA - Perhaps without knowing it, Gov.-Gen. David Johnston spoke for a growing, uneasy legion of historians and scholars when he quoted Voltaire in Tuesday's rededication of the National War...
2014/11/11 21:57
2014/11/11 21:57
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Tuesday's Remembrance Day ceremony in Brantford carried some extra poignancy in the wake of last month's attack on Parliament Hill. An increased police presence was visible, but so too was a...
2014/11/11 01:20
2014/11/11 01:20
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This year to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of WWI, our class learned about the Canadian soldiers who fought there. We wanted to show Canadian Veterans and citizens that we deeply appreciate...
2014/11/10 23:55
2014/11/10 23:55
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November 11’s gathering of Canadians to remember the country’s soldiers and offer silent thanks for the many sacrifices made, both in the past and still painfully present, is an expression of respect...
2014/11/10 22:43
2014/11/10 22:43
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Organizers of two separate remembrance projects are hoping public donors will help them finish their tributes. Max Fraser, son of late Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment officer Jim Fraser, is...
2014/11/10 04:39
2014/11/10 04:39
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When Prime Minister Stephen Harper attends Remembrance Day ceremonies Tuesday, he will have cut short his attendance at an international summit in China to pay tribute. Yet for an increasingly vocal...
2014/11/08 06:58
2014/11/08 06:58
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CALGARY ─ Additional security measures have been put in place after a former soldier pleaded guilty to plotting an attack on a downtown Calgary Veterans Affairs office. "Veterans Affairs Canada was...
2014/11/07 20:27
2014/11/07 20:27
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With last month's separate targeted attacks that killed two Canadian soldiers on home soil still casting a shadow, thousands of Canadians will come together Tuesday to remember the country's war dead....
2014/11/07 19:33
2014/11/07 19:33
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... 50,000 Canadians served with the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) and Royal Air Force (RAF) in Bomber Command operations over occupied Europe during the Second World War. •When Canada...
2014/11/07 19:18
2014/11/07 19:18
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Canada's proud military service remains largely based on patriotism, not pensions. Cowichan's veterans are among those fighting for long-term remuneration and care, especially for the wounded. Their...
2014/11/28 02:20
2014/11/28 02:20
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