Monthly Archives: March 2011

Veterans forgotten amidst all the campaign promises

A father knows… Veterans forgotten amidst all the campaign promises By Jack Fuchko, Calgary HeraldMarch 31, 2011 Re: “Contempt for voters,” Editorial, March 29. While I read about all the promises our politicians are offering to Canadians, such as money … Continue reading

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Clarification after minister’s visit… Sean Bruyea.

Clarification after minister’s visit http://www.thereview.ca/story/clarification-after-minister%E2%80%99s-visit Letters to the Editor Dateline: March 30, 2011 THE EDITOR, Thank you for your article on veteran’s issues (“Veterans affairs minister visits Alexandria, discusses department changes, challenges,” March 23). I would like to clarify a … Continue reading

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Cpl. Yannick Scherrer, our prayers reach out for you, your family, your loved ones, friends, and fellow soldiers

I gaze into the tangled wood I’m blessed to have grow near Nearby my home, a joy to see As wildlife gathers near I ponder the loss of one so brave Who stepped forth for you and me A young, … Continue reading

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Parliamentary law bars Harper from re-election?

Can this be true? Surely there must be some sanctions?  Contempt of Parliament is a very serious issue and contravenes the very principles that generation upon generation of Canadians fought to preserve.   Parliamentary law bars Harper from re-election. Found … Continue reading

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Green party position on veterans

The following is the formal platform of the Green Party… ***** Wed 23-Mar-11 10:43 AM RE: A Plea to the Senate Subcommittee on Veterans Affairs to Stop Bill C-55 Thank you for your email to GPC Ottawa. As Veterans Affairs … Continue reading

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NDP – Keeping our promise to Canada’s veterans

Keeping our promise to Canada’s veterans  Our country has a long history of standing up for the rights and freedoms Canadians hold dear. That’s why it’s our responsibility to stand by the men and women from the Canadian Forces and … Continue reading

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Progressive Canadian Party an alternative for progressive conservatives?

Veterans will find this of interest as well as progressive conservatives who feel betrayed by Mr Harper’s transformation of the Conservative Party. At the veterans level, there is no doubt that this government has betrayed us, something that was made … Continue reading

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Veterans Advocate Sean Bruyea’s assessment

Hi All Please find attached the testimony of the Minister, the Legion, Guy Parent and Joe Sharpe to the Senate on March 23. The final transcipt version with translation will appear on the Senate website sometime in the future…it usually … Continue reading

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MINISTER MUST REVIEW VETERANS FILES IN LIGHT OF DORNAN DECISION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARCH 23, 2011 MINISTER MUST REVIEW VETERANS FILES IN LIGHT OF DORNAN DECISION OTTAWA- The Veterans Affairs Minister must move quickly to review the files of many veterans who have been turned down for disability benefits by … Continue reading

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Conservative Budget 2011 – DND takes the Fall.

Decade of darkness looms… Conservative style.   DND to shoulder almost one-third of spending restraint Murray Brewster , The Canadian Press Date: Tuesday Mar. 22, 2011 4:27 PM ET OTTAWA — The Defence Department may not be heading back into … Continue reading

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