Angry Vets To Soldiers: Help Us Beat Harper In Next Election

Angry Vets To Soldiers: Help Us Beat Harper In Next Election

Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press  11.12.2014
OTTAWA - A group of angry veterans, who want the Harper government defeated in the next election, is appealing to serving members of the...
Harper Rightfully Snubs the Chinese Government for Remembrance Day

Harper Rightfully Snubs the Chinese Government for Remembrance Day

11. 3.2014
Stephen Harper has decided to be in Ottawa for Remembrance Day. He had originally planned to blow off what is arguably the second-most...
Tories To Overhaul Veterans' Benefits Again

Tories To Overhaul Veterans' Benefits Again

Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press  10. 1.2014
OTTAWA - The Harper government plans further changes to its oft-maligned veterans charter, hoping to take the political sting out of complaints...
Half Of Canada's Badly Wounded Vets Not Getting Cheques: Watchdog

Half Of Canada's Badly Wounded Vets Not Getting Cheques: Watchdog

Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press  08.19.2014
OTTAWA - A new report by Canada's veterans watchdog says nearly half of the country's most severely disabled ex-soldiers are not receiving...
Fantino: Trudeau 'Consorts With Religious Extremists'

Fantino: Trudeau 'Consorts With Religious Extremists'

08. 6.2014
Some members of Prime Minister Stephen Harper's cabinet have accused Justin Trudeau of consorting with "religious extremists" in the wake...
Tory Flyer Says Trudeau Lectured Kids On 'Benefits' Of Marijuana. Except He Didn't

Tory Flyer Says Trudeau Lectured Kids On 'Benefits' Of Marijuana. Except He Didn't

Michael Bolen  08. 1.2014
A flyer circulated by Conservative minister Julian Fantino makes some questionable claims about what Justin Trudeau is telling children...
Fantino Unveils New War Monument

Fantino Unveils New War Monument

The Canadian Press  07.28.2014
BURLINGTON, Ont. - A monument dedicated to eight Royal Canadian Navy ships that served in the Korean War was unveiled in Burlington, Ont.,...
Fantino's Tory Boosterism Challenged

Fantino's Tory Boosterism Challenged

Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press  06.18.2014
OTTAWA - Only four of Canada's 521 severely wounded Canadian veterans might be eligible to receive up $10,000 per month in allowances and...
Tories To Spend Big Money Marking Military Past Despite Angry Vets

Tories To Spend Big Money Marking Military Past Despite Angry Vets

06.16.2014
The Harper government will continue to spend big bucks commemorating Canada's military past even as some ex-soldiers protest that Ottawa...
'Betrayal At The Hands Of The Canadian Government'

'Betrayal At The Hands Of The Canadian Government'

Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press  06. 4.2014
OTTAWA - A loosely knit group of outraged ex-soldiers railed Wednesday against what it calls the insurance-company mentality of Veterans...
Apologize For Snubbing Veteran's Wife, Fantino Told

Apologize For Snubbing Veteran's Wife, Fantino Told

Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press  05.30.2014
OTTAWA - Conservative MPs rallied around Julian Fantino on Friday as critics seized on the latest ugly encounter between the embattled...

Fantino Confronted By Veteran's Wife

Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press  05.29.2014
OTTAWA - Veterans Affairs is spending an additional $4 million on advertising this year — including television spots throughout the NHL...
Fantino Defends New Veterans Affairs Ad Airing During NHL Playoffs

Fantino Defends New Veterans Affairs Ad Airing During NHL Playoffs

05.13.2014
Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino says a new government ad that has begun to air during prime-time NHL playoff games is aimed at...
'Day Of Honour' For Troops Shaping Up To Be 'A Quickie': Historian

'Day Of Honour' For Troops Shaping Up To Be 'A Quickie': Historian

Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press  05. 8.2014
OTTAWA - At combat outposts and forward operating bases across sun-scorched Kandahar province, an often-heard expression betrayed the growing...