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...
Vets' Medical Records Headed To Private U.S. Firm: NDP

Vets' Medical Records Headed To Private U.S. Firm: NDP

The Canadian Press  02.14.2014
OTTAWA - The NDP says the federal government is transferring veterans' medical records to the custody of a private American company.MP...
New Headache For Fantino's Office?

New Headache For Fantino's Office?

Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press  02.13.2014
OTTAWA - Already under fire for the closure of eight regional Veterans Affairs offices, the Conservative government is now facing a fresh...
This Veteran Doesn't Consider Himself a

This Veteran Doesn't Consider Himself a "Pawn"

02. 7.2014
Allow me to introduce you to Master Corporal David Desjardins, a decorated veteran and former CF Military Police officer who was present...
Canadian Veteran Appeals To Olympians For Help

Canadian Veteran Appeals To Olympians For Help

02. 7.2014
There's nothing quite like the Olympics. The sportsmanship, the drama, the unabashed pride we feel in our country and the athletes who,...
Harper's Politics Serve Politicians, Not Canadians

Harper's Politics Serve Politicians, Not Canadians

02. 5.2014
Poet, Anatole France, once observed that, "it is the certainty that they possess the truth that makes men cruel." He could just as easily...
Don't Blame the Unions For Your Behaviour, Mr. Fantino

Don't Blame the Unions For Your Behaviour, Mr. Fantino

02. 4.2014
Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino's behaviour towards a group of veterans last week disgusted me. And, when he blamed his behaviour...
600 'Points Of Service'

600 'Points Of Service'

Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press  02. 4.2014
OTTAWA - The recent closure of eight Veterans Affairs offices has ignited a war of words between former soldiers and the Harper government...
Tories Easily Defeat Motion To Keep Vets Offices Open

Tories Easily Defeat Motion To Keep Vets Offices Open

Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press  02. 3.2014
OTTAWA - An opposition motion calling on the Conservative government to keep Veterans Affairs district offices open went down to defeat...
'I've Done Nothing Wrong'

'I've Done Nothing Wrong'

02. 3.2014
Embattled Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino is blaming the union that represents federal government workers for much of the current...
Fantino and Harper Have Failed Veterans

Fantino and Harper Have Failed Veterans

02. 3.2014
You'd think that as a former police chief, Fantino would have some natural rapport with Armed Forces personnel. Instead, to be kind about...

Vets Hold 'Memorial Services' As Offices Close

01.31.2014
Veterans are holding "memorial services" over the loss of eight more Veterans Affairs offices across Canada today, just as the...
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Our "Meeting" With Minister Fantino Made Me Sick

01.31.2014
As you may or may not know this past week, I was part of a delegation of veterans that pled and begged that the designated Veterans Affairs...