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CTV News
Canadian Korean War vet denied placement in Halifax veterans' hospitalan appeal with Veterans Canada. The latest rejection came in the mail several d
Canadian Korean War vet denied placement in Halifax veterans' hospital
CTV News / Posted 11 days ago
an appeal with Veterans Canada. The latest rejection came in the mail several days ago in the shape of a form letter. Veterans Affairs Canada says that it does not comment on individual cases. Peter Stoffer, a former Halifax MP and veterans... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Surge in veterans’ pot prescriptions raises flags at Health Canadaare covered for up to 10 grams a day, three times more cannabis than the averag
Surge in veterans’ pot prescriptions raises flags at Health Canada
The Globe and Mail / Posted 18 days ago
are covered for up to 10 grams a day, three times more cannabis than the average Canadian patient is authorized to use, and Veterans Affairs Canada said it reimburses them for anywhere from $6 to $14 a gram. The average price paid by patients of the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Discharge rule for disabled soldiers must stay in place, general saysthe process of humanely discharging disabled soldiers needs improvement. The mi
Discharge rule for disabled soldiers must stay in place, general says
The Globe and Mail / Posted 20 days ago
the process of humanely discharging disabled soldiers needs improvement. The military, he said, is working diligently with Veterans Affairs Canada on “this whole issue of closing the gaps and seams as one transitions from healthy activity service... Read more
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FOX News
Stresses in civilian life tied to alcohol abuse in returning soldiersone factor alone that’s important, it’s often a combination,” said Dr. Jitender
Stresses in civilian life tied to alcohol abuse in returning soldiers
FOX News / Posted 21 days ago
one factor alone that’s important, it’s often a combination,” said Dr. Jitender Sareen, a consulting psychiatrist for the Veterans Affairs Canada Operational Stress Injury Clinic at Deer Lodge Hospital in Winnipeg, Canada. Experiencing trauma in... Read more
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CTV News
Auditor general releases spring report: Here are the highlightsOTTAWA - Key findings from the spring report of the federal auditor general, re
Auditor general releases spring report: Here are the highlights
CTV News / Posted 27 days ago
OTTAWA - Key findings from the spring report of the federal auditor general, released Tuesday: -- Veterans Affairs Canada lacks adequate limits on the soaring cost and usage levels of marijuana among ex-soldiers who are using it for medical... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Gaps in Ottawa’s detection of citizenship fraud, auditor findsAs a result, many key positions sat vacant for long periods of time, delaying t
Gaps in Ottawa’s detection of citizenship fraud, auditor finds
The Globe and Mail / Posted 27 days ago
As a result, many key positions sat vacant for long periods of time, delaying the decision timeline for some tribunals. Veterans Affairs Canada did not effectively manage the drug component of its Health Care Benefits Program. More specifically,... Read more
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CBC.ca
AG finds gaps in veterans' drug coverage, efforts to combat citizenhip fraudsupport reporting and continuous improvement," Ferguson said in a written state
AG finds gaps in veterans' drug coverage, efforts to combat citizenhip fraud
CBC.ca / Posted 27 days ago
support reporting and continuous improvement," Ferguson said in a written statement. One of the five audits focused on how Veterans Affairs Canada is managing drug benefits for former servicemen and women, some of whom have complex health needs and... Read more
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CBC.ca
Veterans Affairs seeks advice from pot-smoking vetsmarijuana use for medical purposes, we have identified what appears to be a ver
Veterans Affairs seeks advice from pot-smoking vets
CBC.ca / Posted 30 days ago
marijuana use for medical purposes, we have identified what appears to be a very significant policy divergence between VAC [Veterans Affairs Canada] and CAF [Canadian Armed Forces]." MacKay wrote that while Veterans Affairs is funding the use of... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Minor change for refurbishing cenotaphwith a very mild hand cleaning (using) a very mild detergent,” Bray said. The
Minor change for refurbishing cenotaph
Chatham Daily News / Posted a month ago
with a very mild hand cleaning (using) a very mild detergent,” Bray said. The municipality has received a grant from Veterans Affairs Canada that is available for fixing monuments and cenotaphs. The federal agency contacted Chatham Coun.... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Silver lining to cenotaph spelling errorand service of local veterans who fought in the Korean war. Chatham-Kent has a
Silver lining to cenotaph spelling error
Chatham Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
and service of local veterans who fought in the Korean war. Chatham-Kent has also been able to secure a grant from Veterans Affairs Canada to help make other improvements to the monument. Chatham Coun. Michael Bondy said what began as a... Read more

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