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The rezoning application to increase the height and bulk of the building to be erected on 105 Keefer Street in Chinatown has become a hot issue in the Chinese community. Not only are the Chinese media...
With the recent budget, I will be entering my 11th year without a life long disability pension, 9 years under the Conservatives and now two with the Liberals. The Trudeau government campaigned on the reestablishment of these pensions. Three times they made public overtures to that effect that in fact if and when they formed government they will re-establish the life long pensions that they took away in 2006 to begin with.
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We cannot continue to hide from the truth. We broke them; we owe them. No amount of re-framing will change that fact. If these veterans made it home from a war, then we should be able to stop them being further casualties.
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Remember that today marks the culmination of a militarist, nationalist ritual organized by a reactionary state-backed group. While there's some criticism of the nationalism and militarism driving Remembrance Day, the organization sponsoring the red poppy campaign receives little critical attention.
The costs of war are borne by all, from those on the front lines to the spouses, families and communities who serve on the home front. As such, it is critical that we focus not only on the short-term investment that a mission requires, but the life-cycle costs and resources requisite for any mission.
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A new poll suggests Canadians would like to see efforts to honour fallen soldiers extend well beyond Remembrance Day. The study commissioned by Historica Canada found a vast majority of respondents wo...
From mental health support to volunteering, there are so many ways to show your respect.
Even those under 35 are torn, with only 54 per cent saying young people recognize veterans' sacrifices.
"That's always been a critical day for me, an emotional day."
An advocate says the Conservative government broke federal Treasury Board rules that require public consultation on new measures.
The Harper government quietly extended the term of the country's veterans ombudsman on the eve of the federal election.
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Canada's top general says a letter he sent to the parents of a soldier who committed suicide in 2008 was never meant to imply that medals posthumously awarded to the combat veteran were undeserved, as...
I'm not sure which Canada to celebrate this year. In the past I celebrated John Diefenbaker's Canada, the one that introduced the Canadian Bill of Rights, Pierre Elliot Trudeau's Canada, that birthed the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and Mulroney's Canada that fought to end Apartheid. But in Stephen Harper's Canada, what is there to celebrate? In Harper's Canada, citizenship, now considered a privilege, has two tiers.
Calling it "seriously irresponsible," the veterans affairs minister is accusing a public service union of trying to deliberately mislead people with a new ad campaign about mental-health services for veterans.