Monthly Archives: January 2013

Elevated suicide rate for female soldiers, veterans: study

Elevated suicide rate for female soldiers, veterans: study  Tuesday, April 19, 2011. (Colin Perkel / THE CANADIAN PRESS) HALIFAX – The Canadian military and Veterans Affairs are trying to understand why female personnel in their early 40s, including former and … Continue reading

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Veteran can remain at hospital after public outcry

Veteran can remain at hospital after public outcry  CTV London Published Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013 6:30PM EST Retired colonel Neil Russell will be able to continue his health care at Parkwood Hospital after overwhelming response from the public to his … Continue reading

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Royal Canadian Legion pressuring feds to pay for poor soldiers’ funerals

Royal Canadian Legion pressuring feds to pay for poor soldiers’ funerals The Canadian Press Published Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013 6:45AM EST Last Updated Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013 7:56AM EST Read more: http://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/royal-canadian-legion-pressuring-feds-to-pay-for-poor-soldiers-funerals-1.1137125#ixzz2JaDnutYJ OTTAWA — The Royal Canadian Legion will launch … Continue reading

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[Canadian Veterans Advocacy] Weekly Digest Email

Canadian Veterans Advocacy has posted a new item, ” http://www.canadianveteransadvocacy.com/blog/?p=682 No federal support for care of decorated veteran CTV London Published Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013 6:41PM EST Last Updated Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013 6:42PM EST Read more: http://london.ctvnews.ca/no-federal-support-for-care-of-decorated-veteran-1.1135053#ixzz2JQs2hwqf Neil Russell … Continue reading

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Military ombudsman says DND must rethink relocation policies for thousands of military personnel

Military ombudsman says DND must rethink relocation policies for thousands of military personnel Grievances rise over real estate losses and other costs of moving soldiers By KATHRYN MAY, Ottawa Citizen January 29, 2013 9:03 PM Read more: http://www.ottawacitizen.com/life/Military+ombudsman+says+must+rethink+relocation+policies+thousands+military+personnel/7890233/story.html#ixzz2JQWzLDG6 OTTAWA — … Continue reading

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Sunnybrook – New Family Complaint

Sunnybrook – New Family Complaint Posted with permission of the family. January 23, 2013 Mr. Michael L. Blais, CD President and Founder Canadians Veterans Advocacy 6681 Harper Drive Niagara Falls, Ontario L2E 7K6 Dear Sir: Re: Veterans Care at Sunnvbrook … Continue reading

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Shaun Francis: Corporate Canada should embrace our veterans

Shaun Francis: Corporate Canada should embrace our veterans Shaun Francis, National Post | Jan 29, 2013 12:01 AM ET | Last Updated: Jan 28, 2013 5:53 PM ET Two years ago, I stood among a circle of soldiers at Kandahar … Continue reading

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The Guide / Le Guide 2012 (Benefits, Programs, Services for Serving & Former CF Members & Families) // Prestations, programmes, services pour militaires et retraités des FC et familles

The Guide / Le Guide 2012 (Benefits, Programs, Services for Serving & Former CF Members & Families) // Prestations, programmes, services pour militaires et retraités des FC et familles The purpose of The Guide is to provide serving and retired … Continue reading

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Crisis at Sunnybrook…

Is this Canada treats our ninety two year old veterans when they are suffering from advanced dementia, have diabetes, when need compassion and understanding the the loving touch of family? Is this right to you? Does this make you feel … Continue reading

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Daughter of Vet at SUNNYBROOK no longer allowed to feed father

Many families have raised concerns about the deficit of staff at Sunnybrook Veterans Centre (SVC) on my father’s floor, K3C, and the shortfall of feeding assistance for the incapacitated residents, many of whom can no longer feed themselves. I visit … Continue reading

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