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CTV News
Veteran turned away from N.S. veterans hospitala decision Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil called “bureaucratic BS.” Donald
Veteran turned away from N.S. veterans hospital
CTV News / Posted 8 days ago
a decision Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil called “bureaucratic BS.” Donald Osborne, 95, was examined by a nurse with Veterans Affairs Canada earlier this year and declared fit to live on his own, according to his two adult children. Kathleen... Read more
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BC Local News
Military Ames receives funding for cenotaph— image credit: submitted Military Ames, the veterans camaraderie group, has b
Military Ames receives funding for cenotaph
BC Local News / Posted 13 days ago
— image credit: submitted Military Ames, the veterans camaraderie group, has been notified by Veterans Affairs Canada that they have been successful in obtaining a $25,000 grant to assist with the restoration of the Kimberley Cenotaph. The grant... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Cannon sent away for restorationas a war trophy but a commemoration for all of the fallen,” said Jim Doherty, p
Cannon sent away for restoration
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 19 days ago
as a war trophy but a commemoration for all of the fallen,” said Jim Doherty, president of the Niagara Military Museum. Veterans Affairs Canada approved a $15,400 grant to repair the gun, while the museum is responsible for raising the rest to... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Restoring a piece of historyas a war trophy but a commemoration for all of the fallen,” said Jim Doherty, p
Restoring a piece of history
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 19 days ago
as a war trophy but a commemoration for all of the fallen,” said Jim Doherty, president of the Niagara Military Museum. Veterans Affairs Canada approved a $15,400 grant to repair the gun, while the museum is responsible for raising the rest to... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Restoring a piece of historyas a war trophy but a commemoration for all of the fallen,” said Jim Doherty, p
Restoring a piece of history
Welland Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
as a war trophy but a commemoration for all of the fallen,” said Jim Doherty, president of the Niagara Military Museum. Veterans Affairs Canada approved a $15,400 grant to repair the gun, while the museum is responsible for raising the rest to... Read more
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CBC.ca
Norwegian war hero, 94, gets Allied veteran status, but complications remainenlisted during the German occupation of Norway during the Second World War and
Norwegian war hero, 94, gets Allied veteran status, but complications remain
CBC.ca / Posted 20 days ago
enlisted during the German occupation of Norway during the Second World War and fought as part of the "resistance" effort, Veterans Affairs Canada ruled. Petter Blindheim served in the Royal Norweigan Navy during the Second World War. (Peter... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Among veterans, opioid prescription requests down in step with rise in medical potechoes what researchers have found in U.S. states with medical-cannabis laws.
Among veterans, opioid prescription requests down in step with rise in medical pot
The Globe and Mail / Posted 21 days ago
echoes what researchers have found in U.S. states with medical-cannabis laws. New data provided to The Globe and Mail by Veterans Affairs Canada show that over the past four years, the number of veterans prescribed benzodiazepines – with brands... Read more
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CBC.ca
Norway veterans advocate 'shocked' 94-year-old war hero's request for care rejectedenlisted during the German occupation of Norway during the Second World War and
Norway veterans advocate 'shocked' 94-year-old war hero's request for care rejected
CBC.ca / Posted 21 days ago
enlisted during the German occupation of Norway during the Second World War and fought as part of the "resistance" effort, Veterans Affairs Canada ruled. "They based their conclusion on the wrong information, because they said he was in the... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Knights of D-Day: Local veterans share their Second World War experiencesincreasing nobility: Knight, Officer, Commander, Grand Officer and Grand Cross.
Knights of D-Day: Local veterans share their Second World War experiences
Brandon Sun / Posted 23 days ago
increasing nobility: Knight, Officer, Commander, Grand Officer and Grand Cross. In 2013, the French government, aided by Veterans Affairs Canada, invited veterans who participated in the Normandy landings and the campaign that followed, to apply... Read more
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CBC.ca
Decorated war hero, 94, denied long-term care in Halifax facility for veteransback, 'not eligible.'" The 94-year-old's family has stacks of documents showin
Decorated war hero, 94, denied long-term care in Halifax facility for veterans
CBC.ca / Posted 25 days ago
back, 'not eligible.'" The 94-year-old's family has stacks of documents showing his service with the Royal Norwegian Navy. Veterans Affairs Canada has stated in rejection letters that Blindheim was in the Merchant Navy instead. (Peter... Read more

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