Veterans Ombudsman

Veterans Affairs Under-Spent By $200 Million Last Year

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.31.2016 | Canada Politics

The figures are contained in the latest plans and priority report for the federal budget year that ended last March.

Ombudsmen Probing Buried Report Critical Of Veterans Affairs

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.18.2016 | Canada Politics

Veterans ombudsman Guy Parent says he's not seen the draft, let alone a final version of the report, but wants one. 

Ex-Ombudsman 'Gob-Smacked' It Took 5 Years To Track Homeless Vets

CP Politics | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.10.2016 | Canada Politics

Pat Stogran said he began urging individual shelters in 2009 to start collecting data and asking people whether they've had any military service.

Vets Ombudsman Quietly Reappointed By Tories

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.21.2016 | Canada Politics

The Harper government quietly extended the term of the country's veterans ombudsman on the eve of the federal election.

2014: The Year Canadians Saw VAC's Mistreatment of Veterans

Jeff Rose-Martland | Posted 03.04.2015 | Canada Politics
Jeff Rose-Martland

2014 will go down as the year in which Canadians -- all Canadians -- truly became aware of the debacle that is Veterans Affairs. It was the year in which pictures spoke, in which talking points failed, and in which government reports were actually read. It was the year that Conservative misdirection drove increased awareness instead, thanks to Julian Fantino.

Feds Failing Veterans

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.21.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A report on how former soldiers are told whether they've qualified for disability benefits is the start of a wide-ranging look into problems ...

Ombudsman Slams Treatment Of Vets' Families

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.21.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The country's veterans ombudsman went to bat Thursday for the families of ex-soldiers affected by the spraying of Agent Orange and those excl...