Veterans Issues

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Tories Roll Out More Pledges For Vets

VANCOUVER - Canada's Veterans Affairs Minister says his government is filling in the gaps by promising additional support to seriously wounded former soldiers and to the people who care for them.Speak...
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Veterans Job Bill Flawed: Watchdog

OTTAWA - Canada's military watchdog is worried about what it says are flaws in a bill intended to give veterans first crack at federal civil service jobs.Bill C-27, which is currently before the Senat...
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Fantino Must Resign: NDP, Liberals

OTTAWA - Julian Fantino was greeted Monday in the House of Commons by opposition demands that he step down — but how much of a political liability the veterans affairs minister may be for the Conserva...
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Tories Brace For Bad News

OTTAWA - The Harper government's frenzy of funding to support veterans continued to rain down Monday, just ahead of what's expected to be a politically toxic report by the auditor general on mental he...