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Belleville Intelligencer
Widow's 10-year fight for fallen heroQUINTE WEST - Cpl. Jacques Larocque’s service to his country ended with his sud
Widow's 10-year fight for fallen hero
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted yesterday
QUINTE WEST - Cpl. Jacques Larocque’s service to his country ended with his sudden death in 2005. His widow’s battle started shortly after. Joan Larocque has fought 10 years in an effort to get the Canadian Armed Forces to formally recognize that... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
New pilot program for vetsA new pilot program is promising extra help for Canadian military veterans and
New pilot program for vets
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted yesterday
A new pilot program is promising extra help for Canadian military veterans and their families in adjusting to civilian life. The Veterans Family Program is a four-year partnership between Veterans Affairs Canada and Canada's Military Family Services... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Tories looking for a few good vets to sing praises of PM in campaign adAn email being circulated among former Canadian soldiers suggests federal Conse
Tories looking for a few good vets to sing praises of PM in campaign ad
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
An email being circulated among former Canadian soldiers suggests federal Conservatives are looking for a few happy, satisfied veterans to appear in television ads backing the prime minister, The Canadian Press has learned. The email appears to have... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Historians searching for navigator's relativesAlbert Schothorst still remembers the night the airmen fell from the sky. Now
Historians searching for navigator's relatives
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 2 days ago
Albert Schothorst still remembers the night the airmen fell from the sky. Now he and his fellow Dutch historians are hoping Belleville residents can help them honour eight men who died in a Second World War plane crash, one of whom was from... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Trudeau courts veteransFederal Liberal leader Justin Trudeau is pledging hundreds of millions of dolla
Trudeau courts veterans
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 4 days ago
Federal Liberal leader Justin Trudeau is pledging hundreds of millions of dollars in programs for Canada's military veterans and their families. He made the pledge this morning during a campaign stop at Belleville's Quinte Sports and Wellness... Read more
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The Tyee
'You Have Forgotten': Seven Conservative Attacks on Canada's VeteransRon Clarke gives an emotional address at a June 4, 2014 rally in Ottawa protest
'You Have Forgotten': Seven Conservative Attacks on Canada's Veterans
The Tyee / Posted 9 days ago
Ron Clarke gives an emotional address at a June 4, 2014 rally in Ottawa protesting government treatment of vets. Photo by Fred Chartrand, Canadian Press. Last year retired general Rick Hillier, the former head of the Canadian Military, spoke about... Read more
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The Tyee
Vets Shut Out as Part of Harper's Divide and Conquer Strategy, Critics Say'The ones who praise get the meetings,' says NDP Veterans Affairs critic Peter
Vets Shut Out as Part of Harper's Divide and Conquer Strategy, Critics Say
The Tyee / Posted 10 days ago
'The ones who praise get the meetings,' says NDP Veterans Affairs critic Peter Stoffer. The group of veterans shut out of a Fredericton Legion hall on Monday have joined the ranks of those on Stephen Harper's pay-no-mind list as the prime minister... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Family get new honour for sailor’s war serviceOf all the things the escaped prisoner of war told Windsor police, the story ab
Family get new honour for sailor’s war service
Sarnia Observer / Posted 11 days ago
Of all the things the escaped prisoner of war told Windsor police, the story about surviving the sinking of Germany’s iconic battleship likely seemed the biggest stretch. Speaking in flawless English, 23-year-old Johann Merkle told the cops he had... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Family get new honour for sailor’s war serviceOf all the things the escaped prisoner of war told Windsor police, the story ab
Family get new honour for sailor’s war service
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 11 days ago
Of all the things the escaped prisoner of war told Windsor police, the story about surviving the sinking of Germany’s iconic battleship likely seemed the biggest stretch. Speaking in flawless English, 23-year-old Johann Merkle told the cops he had... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Family get new honour for sailor’s war serviceOf all the things the escaped prisoner of war told Windsor police, the story ab
Family get new honour for sailor’s war service
Chatham Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
Of all the things the escaped prisoner of war told Windsor police, the story about surviving the sinking of Germany’s iconic battleship likely seemed the biggest stretch. Speaking in flawless English, 23-year-old Johann Merkle told the cops he had... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Election 2015: Green Party promises better veteran supportThe Green Party of Canada is promising to re-open Veterans Affairs Canada offic
Election 2015: Green Party promises better veteran support
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
The Green Party of Canada is promising to re-open Veterans Affairs Canada offices as part of its election campaign. Along with Nanaimo-Ladysmith candidate Paul Manly, Elizabeth May, federal Green Party leader, was in Nanaimo Friday to unveil a plank... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Our veterans deserve a better deal from OttawaOn Friday I was honoured to be in Nanaimo, British Columbia, with one of our Ca
Our veterans deserve a better deal from Ottawa
Calgary Sun / Posted 12 days ago
On Friday I was honoured to be in Nanaimo, British Columbia, with one of our Canadian veterans I have had the honour to know. We remember his story. Capt. Trevor Greene served in Afghanistan. In an effort to display respect for the village elders,... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Names restored on Pelham cenotaphLaurence Gagné is getting the lead out — and she’s putting it right back in. T
Names restored on Pelham cenotaph
Niagara Falls Review / Posted a month ago
Laurence Gagné is getting the lead out — and she’s putting it right back in. The art conservator who hails from Montreal is meticulously repairing the names of Pelham’s war dead at the First World War cenotaph in Ridgeville. Accustomed to working... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Names restored on Pelham cenotaphLaurence Gagné is getting the lead out — and she’s putting it right back in. T
Names restored on Pelham cenotaph
Welland Tribune / Posted a month ago
Laurence Gagné is getting the lead out — and she’s putting it right back in. The art conservator who hails from Montreal is meticulously repairing the names of Pelham’s war dead at the First World War cenotaph in Ridgeville. Accustomed to working... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Names restored on Pelham cenotaphLaurence Gagné is getting the lead out — and she’s putting it right back in. T
Names restored on Pelham cenotaph
St. Catharines Standard / Posted a month ago
Laurence Gagné is getting the lead out — and she’s putting it right back in. The art conservator who hails from Montreal is meticulously repairing the names of Pelham’s war dead at the First World War cenotaph in Ridgeville. Accustomed to working... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Feds won’t shell out for old gunnerFor a quarter of a century, Gerald Austin put his life on the line for the Roya
Feds won’t shell out for old gunner
Chatham Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
For a quarter of a century, Gerald Austin put his life on the line for the Royal Canadian Navy. He was a Cold War sailor, one who saw combat in Korea, earned medals and spent most of his career firing giant guns. “The navy is the best thing in the... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Feds won’t shell out for old gunnerFor a quarter of a century, Gerald Austin put his life on the line for the Roya
Feds won’t shell out for old gunner
Sarnia Observer / Posted 1 months ago
For a quarter of a century, Gerald Austin put his life on the line for the Royal Canadian Navy. He was a Cold War sailor, one who saw combat in Korea, earned medals and spent most of his career firing giant guns. “The navy is the best thing in the... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Feds won’t shell out for old gunnerFor a quarter of a century, Gerald Austin put his life on the line for the Roya
Feds won’t shell out for old gunner
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 1 months ago
For a quarter of a century, Gerald Austin put his life on the line for the Royal Canadian Navy. He was a Cold War sailor, one who saw combat in Korea, earned medals and spent most of his career firing giant guns. “The navy is the best thing in the... Read more
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