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... cut far too fast and far too deep. I think the federal government is finally realizing, ‘oops, we went too far.’” — NDP Veterans Affairs critic Peter Stoffer Even as Veterans Affairs Canada...
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2014/12/18 15:15
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Veteran Glen Kirkland during his service in Afghanistan in 2008. OTTAWA — Less than a year after Veterans Affairs Canada closed down its office in Brandon, the department is seeking to hire client...
2014/12/16 23:13
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The deteriorating First World War cenotaph outside Old Pelham Town hall in Ridgeville will be getting some TLC. The municipality has learned that Veterans Affairs Canada will commit a maximum $16,800...
2014/12/16 21:00
2014/12/16 21:00
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I would like to inform local employers that the new Canada Job Grant program is open for business in British Columbia. The Canada Job Grant will provide up to $15,000 per person for training costs...
2014/12/11 21:43
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Northumberland-Quinte West MP Rick Norlock has come out swinging after a labour rally outside his office in Cobourg last Friday. Norlock had organized public consultations concerning the upcoming...
2014/12/10 21:13
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A First World War field gun in front of the armoury that has become a casualty of old age and wood rot may soon be restored. Veterans Affairs Canada has approved a grant of up to $15,400 to repair...
2014/12/10 07:54
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... billion dollars of returned veteran funds highlight Harper government incompetence To the Expositor: The November 19 release of 1.13 billion dollars of unspent monies returned to the treasury...
2014/12/08 07:38
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OTTAWA — Some of the biggest job cuts at Veterans Affairs in recent years have been in the disability awards branch — the division targeted in a recent auditor general's report for taking too long to...
2014/12/04 21:20
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Only a few months ago, when veterans advocates were hoping for positive results from yet another government review of the New Veterans Charter (NVC), the changes were a mere few out of the hundreds of...
2014/12/04 08:39
2014/12/04 08:39
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The federal Conservative government is spending millions of new dollars on research into the mental health of veterans, but the money will be spread over a number of years and scientists say it is...
2014/12/03 05:19
2014/12/03 05:19
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At an informal ceremony surrounded by family and friends, Lou Lattanzi was presented with France’s highest recognition, the Knight of the National Order of the Legion of Honour, for his service and...
2014/12/03 01:39
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The department of beleaguered Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino shed nearly a quarter of its work force over the past five years even as bureaucrats warned that the changes could put the...
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...
2014/11/27 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...
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