Monthly Archives: July 2011

SISIP Clawback infor – Veterans, CF Members, our Families and Friends

Veterans, CF Members, our Families and Friends There is a tentative date set for a hearing into the SISIP LTD Clawback, “to resolve questions of law,” for November 16 & 17, 2011. It will take place at the courthouse in … Continue reading

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Veteran: Ottawa letting soldiers down

Veteran: Ottawa letting soldiers down ‘You’re going to see a lot more homeless guys’ because of inadequate support, he says By MICHAEL GORMAN Truro Bureau Thu, Jul 21 – 4:56 AM Veterans Affairs Minister Steven Blaney says his department is … Continue reading

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SECOND CANADIAN VETERANS NATIONAL DAY OF PROTEST, November 5th, 2011.

Ladies and Gentlemen, fellow veterans, Canadian Veterans Advocacy supporters in Canada and abroad. Contact! Wait OUT! The situation is grim. The TWO BILLION DOLLARS promised to veterans last September by the Canadian Government has been reduced by quantum dimensions, indeed, … Continue reading

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Ex-ombudsman: $2 billion in aid for wounded soldiers ‘smoke and mirrors’

Ex-ombudsman: $2 billion in aid for wounded soldiers ‘smoke and mirrors’ By STEPHANIE LEVITZ The Canadian Press Wed, Jul 20 – 7:34 AM OTTAWA — As thousands of Canadian soldiers adjust to home life after the battlefields of Kandahar, what … Continue reading

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Sleight-of-hand Tricks Once Again at VAC

http://www.seanbruyea.com/2011/07/sleight-of-hand-tricks-once-again-at-vac/ Sleight-of-hand Tricks Once Again at VAC Veterans Affairs is trying to slip under the summer radar a sleight-of-hand approval for regulations on injured soldiers’ benefits. We should not be surprised. By Sean Bruyea The Hill Times: Published July 18, … Continue reading

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New partner keeps former cop going

New partner keeps former cop going   By Scott Taylor ,Ottawa Sun First posted: Sunday, July 17, 2011 7:08:12 EDT PM The veteran Ottawa police officer had reached the end of his tether. After nearly 25 years on the force … Continue reading

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Sean Bruyea speaks to kenneth Youngs most excellent editorial

Blog-July 17, 2011 Kenneth Young is an articulate and persistent advocate for the rights of disabled veterans and their families. Today, Kenneth drafted profound commentary on the current lack of debate at the public and national level as to how … Continue reading

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How Capt. Trevor Greene came back from an Afghan axe to the head

How Capt. Trevor Greene came back from an Afghan axe to the head Video: The Victories of Trevor Greene More than five years ago, an axe attack in Afghanistan split open Captain Trevor Greene’s head. It was an injury so … Continue reading

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Worthington: Stress weighs heavy on Canadian soldiers

http://www.torontosun.com/2011/07/16/worthington-stress-weighs-heavy-on-canadian-soldiers Worthington: Stress weighs heavy on Canadian soldiers  By Peter Worthington ,QMI Agency First posted: Saturday, July 16, 2011 5:34:00 EDT PM TORONTO – Now that the “combat” role is over for the Canadian military in Afghanistan, concern is being expressed for … Continue reading

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Helping our vets

Helping our vets When the mission ends The Windsor Star July 16, 2011 The tragic weekend death of Trooper Stefan Jankowski has raised some serious questions about the way the military cares for veterans suffering from post traumatic stress disorder. … Continue reading

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