The Liberal government was going to allow the abeyance on the Equitas lawsuit -- the court case in which the government has been arguing the "moral obligation" they have to soldiers maimed in war -- to run out. The biggest piece of the Liberal party platform and mandate letter was the reestablishment of life-long pension, and now they are going to court to argue against it.
Four stories of life, death, and service in the Canadian Forces.
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We need a system that reduces the number of hoops the limbless have to jump through, and a system that understands that if your friend dies in your arms there may be days that are difficult.
The re-organization was one of three recommendations made in an internal review of the Joint Personnel Support Unit.
The research also found exposure to child abuse and trauma among soldiers is proportionally higher than in the civilian population.
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Just as the Conservative government committed, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau should commit to passing the Victims Rights in the Military Justice System Act as soon as Parliament resumes. There is no reason not to do so. Equality before the law is good, common-sense policy, and supporting our troops is always the right thing to do morally and politically.
He went into the woods for some privacy, and the only thing hurt was his pride.
A toll-free number widely advertised by the military as being the contact point for those looking for a service pin, I.D. card or other records, hasn't been accepting messages since late April
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"You no smuggle!" said the customs agent. It was nine-year-old Bev Miller's first trip to continental Europe. Bev landed at the Hook of Holland with her mother, Gladys, who had borrowed against the fa...
About one-sixth of Canadian Forces soldiers discharged from the military due to medical reasons are released before qualifying for their pension, CB News has learned, leading some to fear that soldier...
Canadian soldiers diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder have waited up to six months for assessments and treatment, CBC News has learned. The wait times are for access to a special operationa...
TORONTO - Family members of soldiers who died while serving in Afghanistan have been told they will have to pay their own way to a special memorial in Ottawa next month.CTV News reports that a letter...
Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino's behaviour towards a group of veterans last week disgusted me. And, when he blamed his behaviour on the actions of a union I became outraged. The union may very well have told the veterans a one-sided story about how their poor members are being hard done-by. That doesn't excuse the minister's behaviour. As a free public service for cabinet ministers and others in leadership roles, I'm going to offer up some completely unsolicited advice, right here, right now, at no charge. When a veteran is angry with you for being late, you say, "I'm sorry."