julian fantino veterans affairs
Canadians have a new minister of veterans affairs after Julian Fantino's tumultuous tenure in the role came to an end Monday
When Stephen Harper became prime minister in 2006 he touted a "smaller" cabinet "designed for work—not for show". On Monday
Liberals are again invoking the legacy of the late Jim Flaherty to criticize the Harper government, this time over its treatment
The Harper government will continue to spend big bucks commemorating Canada's military past even as some ex-soldiers protest
Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino says a new government ad that has begun to air during prime-time NHL playoff games
There's nothing quite like the Olympics. The sportsmanship, the drama, the unabashed pride we feel in our country and the
Embattled Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino is blaming the union that represents federal government workers for much
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 offices earmarked for closure remain open. While preparing for the press conference, the minister entered our room. The veterans, some upwards of 85 years old, had been going non-stop for 12 hours at this point. Hungry, weary and upset at the minister's failure to materialize at the earlier scheduled meeting made the room feel like a ticking time bomb. I felt sick to my stomach and I knew this would end badly.
There continues to be a constant barrage of misinformation regarding Canada's Veterans. In total, our Government has invested almost $5 billion new dollars that has been put towards rehabilitation, re-training, and medical and financial benefits. I will continue to seek to fully pay homage to the depth of sacrifice of Canada's Veterans.