Monthly Archives: January 2015

Canadian forces major tells story of mental illness publicly for first time

Canadian forces major tells story of mental illness publicly for first time By Trevor Greenway http://metronews.ca/news/ottawa/1273644/military-major-tells-his-story-of-mental-illness-publicly-for-first-time/ Major. Réjean Richard spent two decades hiding from the stigma of mental illness. He spent months in his basement, having up to seven intense … Continue reading

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‘I’m done fighting’: Veteran gets pension nine years after war injury

‘I’m done fighting’: Veteran gets pension nine years after war injury Carolyn Thompson Jan 28, 2015 – 6:48 PM EST Last Updated: Jan 28, 2015 – 7:05 PM EST http://blogs.windsorstar.com/news/im-done-fighting-veteran-gets-pension-nine-years-after-war-injury Veteran Bruce Moncur is seen with a massive folder of … Continue reading

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Why No One Should Join the Canadian Forces by Bruce Moncur

  Why No One Should Join the Canadian Forces Bruce MoncurFormer Soldier, PSW, B.A. History , Seeking NDP nomination for Windsor/Techumseh Posted: 01/21/2015 7:45 am EST Updated: 01/21/2015 7:59 am EST http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/bruce-moncur/canadian-forces_b_6407088.html A Defence Department report recently tabled in the … Continue reading

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Some veterans groups say new minister still marginalizing them

Some veterans groups say new minister still marginalizing them By Steve Mertl | Daily Brew – 8 hours ago Newly-appointed Minister of Veterans Affairs Erin O’Toole leaves Rideau Hall in Ottawa on Monday, January 5, … If part of new Veterans Affairs Minister … Continue reading

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EDITORIAL: New Veterans Affairs minister must alter course the chronicle herald Published January 12, 2015 – 1:00am Last Updated January 12, 2015 – 1:00am Newly appointed Minister of Veterans Affairs Erin O’Toole leaves Rideau Hall in Ottawa last week. He … Continue reading

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New Veterans Affairs minister cuts off veterans’ advocates from advisory role: Blais

New Veterans Affairs minister cuts off veterans’ advocates from advisory role: Blais The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright and Kate Malloy Veterans Affairs Minister Erin O’Toole, Canadian Veterans Advocacy’s Mike Blais, and former Veterans Affairs minister Julian Fantino. By … Continue reading

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List of all Pensionable condition (VAC) – Liste de toute condition pensionné de ACC

List of all Pensionable condition  (VAC) – Liste de toute condition pensionné de ACC You will need to register to get access to this information. More importantly, this is the kind of information the ATIP Request team will be able … Continue reading

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Q&A: Canadian Veterans’ Advocacy president Michael Blais

Q&A: Canadian Veterans’ Advocacy president Michael Blais Chris Cobb More from Chris Cobb Published on: January 4, 2015Last Updated: January 4, 2015 5:51 PM EST Michael Blais, president, Canadian Veterans Advocacy. Jana Chytilova / Ottawa Citizen Share Adjust Comment Print Canadian … Continue reading

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BLOG INDEX: CAF & VAC Benefits and Services

BLOG INDEX: CAF & VAC Benefits and Services http://canadianveteransadvocacy.com/VACDND_Services-Benefits ————– Canadian Armed Forces – Forces armées canadiennes Hospitalization CAF PROVISION OF COMFORT ITEMS TO HOSPITALIZED CF MEMBERS **New** SISIP – RARM SISIP VOC REHAB – RARM Education SISIP & VAC … Continue reading

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2014: The Year Canadians Saw VAC’s Mistreatment of Veterans

Jeff Rose-Martland Become a fanAuthor, Citizen Advocate Posted: 01/02/2015 7:30 pm EST 2014 will go down as the year in which Canadians — all Canadians — truly became aware of the debacle that is Veterans Affairs. It was the year … Continue reading

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