Canada Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs' $4.3-Million Ad Campaign Failed: Report

CBC | Posted 05.17.2015 | Canada Politics

Veterans Affairs Canada says its $4.3-million ad campaign last year was "effective," but internal polling shows the ads were mocked and deri...

Veterans Affairs Scrambling To Fix Reservists' Pension Problems

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.27.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Veterans Affairs Minister Erin O'Toole is urging the Senate to pass a government bill fast-tracking wounded ex-soldiers into federal jobs, sa...

Families Of Fallen Canadians In Afghanistan Reflect On Loss

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.16.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Was it all worth it?It is a brutally awkward question, especially when posed in the context of Afghanistan.There is no shortage of people opi...

How a Typo Ruined a Veteran's Life

Jeff Rose-Martland | Posted 06.23.2012 | Canada
Jeff Rose-Martland

A recent documentary shows how in 2004, a Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) typo sent a veteran's pension into somebody else's bank account. VAC won't take responsibility for the problem. They deprived a man of his rightful income for months, but, when it comes to the impact, VAC is as uncaring as a hit-and-run driver.

Sleepy Tory MP Bounced From Committee

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.28.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A Conservative MP accused of falling asleep during a presentation by homeless veterans has been removed from the House of Commons committee w...

Major Job Cuts At Veterans Affairs

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.25.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada's Veterans Affairs Department is expected to get smaller by 500 jobs over the next few years, a House of Commons committee was told Tu...

Veterans Affairs Faces Hundreds Of Job Cuts

CP | Posted 12.20.2011 | Canada Politics

CHARLOTTETOWN - The Charlottetown Guardian says Veterans Affairs Canada plans to cut 500 positions over the next four years.Citing an unnamed source, ...