Julian Fantino

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Veterans' Issues Should Be Above Politics

Veterans' issues should be above politics. The men and women who serve our country, who are killed and maimed in its name and who bring their families into service with them (who serve in a different but substantial way) deserve more than to be the subject of political rhetoric and the object of electoral gamesmanship that is neither befitting our country nor helpful to our veterans.
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Fantino OUT At Veterans Affairs

OTTAWA — On the night of last year's infamous televised showdown between Julian Fantino and angry veterans, one of those sent in ahead of time to smooth the way was Erin O'Toole, the man who on Monday...
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Fantino 'Humbled' By Demotion

OTTAWA - The text of a statement issued Monday by Julian Fantino after he was removed as minister of veterans affairs and returned to his old job as associate minister of defence:I will remain forever...
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2014: The Year Canadians Saw VAC's Mistreatment of Veterans

2014 will go down as the year in which Canadians -- all Canadians -- truly became aware of the debacle that is Veterans Affairs. It was the year in which pictures spoke, in which talking points failed, and in which government reports were actually read. It was the year that Conservative misdirection drove increased awareness instead, thanks to Julian Fantino.
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'Why He Is Still Around, I Don't Know'

OTTAWA - Longtime denizens of Parliament Hill know Veterans Affairs as a troublesome, thankless ministerial assignment, but it rarely generates the kind of sustained political heat the Harper governme...
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Fantino Must Resign: NDP, Liberals

OTTAWA - Julian Fantino was greeted Monday in the House of Commons by opposition demands that he step down — but how much of a political liability the veterans affairs minister may be for the Conserva...