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Belleville Intelligencer
ANAF: Assistance in the appeal processis the administrative tribunal that provides an independent avenue of appeal fo
ANAF: Assistance in the appeal process
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted yesterday
is the administrative tribunal that provides an independent avenue of appeal for disability benefits decisions made by Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC). The VRAB operates at arm’s length from VAC to provide a fair and independent appeal process... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
What's in a name? A lotHow will you record it? Sources: Album of Honor for Brant County; Brantford Ex
What's in a name? A lot
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 5 days ago
How will you record it? Sources: Album of Honor for Brant County; Brantford Expositor; Stokesay Castle by Henry Summerson; Veterans Affairs Canada - Memorial Cross; Singe Ludlow. Local historian Ruth Lefler has been awarded the Lt.-Gov.'s Heritage... Read more
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CBC.ca
4 federal employers improperly required interns to work for freerequires interns to be paid unless their educational program specifically prohi
4 federal employers improperly required interns to work for free
CBC.ca / Posted 5 days ago
requires interns to be paid unless their educational program specifically prohibits it. One of the offending departments, Veterans Affairs Canada, says it has since back-paid two interns to the start of their work term. The findings are part of... Read more
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CTV News
'Antiquated' rules mean soldiers with PTSD denied tax break for service dogswho serve in war zones (including those in peacekeeping forces) later experienc
'Antiquated' rules mean soldiers with PTSD denied tax break for service dogs
CTV News / Posted 7 days ago
who serve in war zones (including those in peacekeeping forces) later experience PTSD, according to statistics from Veterans Affairs Canada. Other veterans can experience symptoms of the condition, including distressing memories, nightmares,... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Military ombudsman maps transition system for ill, injured troopsof steps as a person bounces between different organizations and levels of bure
Military ombudsman maps transition system for ill, injured troops
Calgary Sun / Posted 9 days ago
of steps as a person bounces between different organizations and levels of bureaucracy within the Canadian Forces and Veterans Affairs Canada. Cases can be referred to a number of officials as they work their way through the system. Speaking... Read more
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CTV News
'The burden has taken its toll': Ombudsman maps transition system for ill, injured troopsof steps as a person bounces between different organizations and levels of bure
'The burden has taken its toll': Ombudsman maps transition system for ill, injured troops
CTV News / Posted 9 days ago
of steps as a person bounces between different organizations and levels of bureaucracy within the Canadian Forces and Veterans Affairs Canada. Cases can be referred to a number of officials as they work their way through the system. Speaking... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Honouring those who made the supreme sacrificepleased to know that Canada and Germany are the closest of allies and friends.”
Honouring those who made the supreme sacrifice
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 11 days ago
pleased to know that Canada and Germany are the closest of allies and friends.” The cost for the restoration was $30,000. Veterans Affairs Canada approved a $15,400 grant for the project, while the museum was responsible for raising the rest of... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Honouring those who made the supreme sacrificepleased to know that Canada and Germany are the closest of allies and friends.”
Honouring those who made the supreme sacrifice
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 11 days ago
pleased to know that Canada and Germany are the closest of allies and friends.” The cost for the restoration was $30,000. Veterans Affairs Canada approved a $15,400 grant for the project, while the museum was responsible for raising the rest of... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Honouring those who made the supreme sacrificepleased to know that Canada and Germany are the closest of allies and friends.”
Honouring those who made the supreme sacrifice
Welland Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
pleased to know that Canada and Germany are the closest of allies and friends.” The cost for the restoration was $30,000. Veterans Affairs Canada approved a $15,400 grant for the project, while the museum was responsible for raising the rest of... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
First World War field gun restoredHall Ironworks in Pelham, which was the subcontractor to the Field House Group.
First World War field gun restored
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 14 days ago
Hall Ironworks in Pelham, which was the subcontractor to the Field House Group. The cost for the restoration was $30,000. Veterans Affairs Canada approved a $15,400 grant for the project, while the museum was responsible for raising the rest of... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
First World War field gun restoredHall Ironworks in Pelham, which was the subcontractor to the Field House Group.
First World War field gun restored
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 14 days ago
Hall Ironworks in Pelham, which was the subcontractor to the Field House Group. The cost for the restoration was $30,000. Veterans Affairs Canada approved a $15,400 grant for the project, while the museum was responsible for raising the rest of... Read more
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Welland Tribune
First World War field gun restoredHall Ironworks in Pelham, which was the subcontractor to the Field House Group.
First World War field gun restored
Welland Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
Hall Ironworks in Pelham, which was the subcontractor to the Field House Group. The cost for the restoration was $30,000. Veterans Affairs Canada approved a $15,400 grant for the project, while the museum was responsible for raising the rest of... Read more
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CBC.ca
Canadian peacekeepers feeling 'helpless' to act could face PTSDdiagnosed with PTSD in 1997 as a result of his experiences and is still dealing
Canadian peacekeepers feeling 'helpless' to act could face PTSD
CBC.ca / Posted 23 days ago
diagnosed with PTSD in 1997 as a result of his experiences and is still dealing with the effects today. (CBC) According to Veterans Affairs Canada, the number of veterans diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder has almost tripled in the last... Read more
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BC Local News
New Veterans Affairs Canada office to open in Surrey next springTiffany Crawford, Vancouver Sun The federal government has announced that a ne
New Veterans Affairs Canada office to open in Surrey next spring
BC Local News / Posted 25 days ago
Tiffany Crawford, Vancouver Sun The federal government has announced that a new Veterans Affairs Canada office in Surrey will open by May 2017. As part of the Trudeau government’s first budget in March, the government announced it is reopening nine... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Charity that helps veterans transition gets big legion boostnorthwestern Ontario. The $90,000 grant provided by the Legion will provide fu
Charity that helps veterans transition gets big legion boost
Brandon Sun / Posted 27 days ago
northwestern Ontario. The $90,000 grant provided by the Legion will provide funding for veterans who are not covered by Veterans Affairs Canada or the Department of National Defence to attend these programs. "I am very pleased that VTN brought... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
"The system is broken"when no one returns my call.” Yvonne Burke echoed those statements and said ev
"The system is broken"
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 27 days ago
when no one returns my call.” Yvonne Burke echoed those statements and said every spouse should be able to have their own Veterans Affairs Canada account. Her husband, Joseph, was also present. They both represented the Canadian Aboriginal... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Minister opens new centreSajjan told reporters and dozens of 8 Wing members. The new centre will bring
Minister opens new centre
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 30 days ago
Sajjan told reporters and dozens of 8 Wing members. The new centre will bring together Department of National Defence, Veterans Affairs Canada, nurse case managers, family liaison officers under one roof to provide support for serving members,... Read more
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Calgary Sun
At least 2,250 veterans are homeless, according to groundbreaking analysisof soldiers one of his signature initiatives, says catching people early is a p
At least 2,250 veterans are homeless, according to groundbreaking analysis
Calgary Sun / Posted a month ago
of soldiers one of his signature initiatives, says catching people early is a priority that requires National Defence and Veterans Affairs Canada to focus on the point in time when a veteran is transitioning from life in the uniform to becoming a... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Give rental subsidies to homeless vets: Veterans Affairs draft reportsuccessfully re-established in civilian society,” said Tim Kerr, director of th
Give rental subsidies to homeless vets: Veterans Affairs draft report
Calgary Sun / Posted a month ago
successfully re-established in civilian society,” said Tim Kerr, director of the veterans priority programs secretariat at Veterans Affairs Canada, which is heading up work on the strategy. “Because of that, our minister, and our deputy minister... Read more
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CTV News
Federal strategy on veterans' homelessness to call for shift in benefits programsuccessfully re-established in civilian society," said Tim Kerr, director of th
Federal strategy on veterans' homelessness to call for shift in benefits program
CTV News / Posted a month ago
successfully re-established in civilian society," said Tim Kerr, director of the veterans priority programs secretariat at Veterans Affairs Canada, which is heading up work on the strategy. "Because of that, our minister, and our deputy minister... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Federal strategy on veterans homelessness to call for housing subsidiessuccessfully re-established in civilian society,” said Tim Kerr, director of th
Federal strategy on veterans homelessness to call for housing subsidies
The Globe and Mail / Posted a month ago
successfully re-established in civilian society,” said Tim Kerr, director of the veterans priority programs secretariat at Veterans Affairs Canada, which is heading up work on the strategy. “Because of that, our minister, and our deputy minister... Read more
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