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

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...
'Day Of Honour' For Troops Cloaked In Secrecy

'Day Of Honour' For Troops Cloaked In Secrecy

Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press  04.22.2014
OTTAWA - A Royal Proclamation, a moment of silence in schools, and the heavy beating of helicopter rotors over Parliament Hill are slated...
Veterans Affairs Told To Step Up

Veterans Affairs Told To Step Up

Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press  04. 8.2014
OTTAWA - Veterans of bureaucratic battles over the treatment of ex-soldiers unleashed a scathing critique Tuesday of the Harper government's...
Vets Say There's A Huge Gap Between Tory Rhetoric, Reality

Vets Say There's A Huge Gap Between Tory Rhetoric, Reality

Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press  03.27.2014
OTTAWA - A veterans group says there's a major disconnect between what the Harper government is saying in court about its obligation to...
Fantino: Social Contract With Vets Exists!

Fantino: Social Contract With Vets Exists!

03.20.2014
Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino said Thursday the work done by his department is a social contract with veterans, even though government...
Legion To Present Tories With List Of Demands

Legion To Present Tories With List Of Demands

The Canadian Press  03. 6.2014
OTTAWA - The Royal Canadian Legion is set to call on the Harper government to take better care of wounded veterans and their families.Representatives...