Monthly Archives: March 2013

CVA Press Release – Sunnybrook Hospital – VAC audit

CVA Press Release – Sunnybrook Hospital – VAC audit The Canadian Veterans Advocacy is pleased to note that the Veterans Affairs Canada audit investigating family orientated complaints about neglect and substandard care has concluded and the recommendations will, if implemented, … Continue reading

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[Canadian Veterans Advocacy] Weekly Digest Email

Canadian Veterans Advocacy has posted a new item, ” CVA Warning Order. Operation Basil McAllister- Fredericton courthouse, April 9, 0630-1030 hrs. http://www.canadianveteransadvocacy.com/blog/?p=830 The issue of Agent Orange compensation is one of the founding principles of the Canadian Veterans Advocacy and … Continue reading

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CVA Warning Order. Operation Basil McAllister- Fredericton courthouse, April 9, 0630-1030 hrs.

The issue of Agent Orange compensation is one of the founding principles of the Canadian Veterans Advocacy and we have steadfastedly attempted to reform the profoundly inadequate parameters of the government ex gratis payment to those affected and championed compensation … Continue reading

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Canadian Veterans Advocacy Situation Report – BUDGET 2013 – Last Post Burial Fund

CVA supporters will recall the dedicated effort the CVA executive put forth while in Ottawa and Trenton during Remembrance Week 2012 and I am pleased to note that this years budget addresses this issue by increasing the dispensation to 7400 … Continue reading

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[Canadian Veterans Advocacy] Weekly Digest Email

Canadian Veterans Advocacy has posted a new item, ” Army warns doctors against using certain drugs in PTSD treatment http://www.canadianveteransadvocacy.com/blog/?p=826 US News but applicable to us…. By Bob Brewin April 25, 2012 The Army Surgeon General’s office is backing away … Continue reading

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Army warns doctors against using certain drugs in PTSD treatment

US News but applicable to us…. By Bob Brewin April 25, 2012 The Army Surgeon General’s office is backing away from its long-standing endorsement of prescribing troops multiple highly addictive psychotropic drugs for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder and … Continue reading

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Canadian military bracing for major cuts in Conservative’s 2013 federal budget

Canadian military bracing for major cuts in Conservative’s 2013 federal budget Murray Brewster, Canadian Press | 13/03/17 3:07 PM ET More from Canadian Press http://news.nationalpost.com/2013/03/17/canadian-military-bracing-for-major-cuts-in-conservatives-2013-federal-budget/ OTTAWA — It seems the only soldiers who are safe from the coming budget axe … Continue reading

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Kelowna war veteran decides to stay in psychiatric unit

Kelowna war veteran decides to stay in psychiatric unit David Toneff was stopped with a car full of loaded weapons in January with files from Bob Keating CBC News Posted: Mar 15, 2013 1:12 PM PT Last Updated: Mar 15, … Continue reading

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Soldiers more likely to be convicted of violent offences, report reveals

Soldiers more likely to be convicted of violent offences, report reveals Nick Hopkins The Guardian, Friday 15 March 2013 http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2013/mar/15/soldiers-convicted-violent-offences-report Young British men who have served in the armed forces are three times more likely to have been convicted of … Continue reading

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[Canadian Veterans Advocacy] Weekly Digest Email

Canadian Veterans Advocacy has posted a new item, ” Service dogs help military veterans cope with PTSD http://www.canadianveteransadvocacy.com/blog/?p=812 Service dogs help military veterans cope with PTSD CBC News Posted: Mar 6, 2013 6:12 AM CST Last Updated: Mar 6, 2013 … Continue reading

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