Monthly Archives: March 2015

CVA Situation Report March 31 2015. Critical Injury Benefit

CVA Situation Report. Critical Injury Benefit   Clarification issues. There is a certain degree of confusion surrounding this newly announced benefit and I think it is important that we dispel any false hopes created by the Minister O’Toole’s PR blitz … Continue reading

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A VETERAN’S VOICE: Intro / TRANSFER of Ste Anne by Wolf Solkin WWII Veteran

A VETERAN’S VOICE: Intro / TRANSFER of Ste Anne by Wolf Solkin WWII Veteran This new column is intended to be the first in a series of observations and comments about the considerable concerns of Canadian Veterans. Its primary focus … Continue reading

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Warning Order. Monday – O’toole’s Announcement

Warning Order. Monday – O’toole’s Announcement No exceptions No exclusion. No denial. This is what I am hearing. The Harper Government is going to to to address the grotesque disparities in equality the New Veterans Charter accorded the valiant with … Continue reading

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A VETERAN’S VOICE: Introduction by Wolf Solkin WWII Veteran

A VETERAN’S VOICE: Introduction by Wolf Solkin WWII Veteran   This new column is intended to be the first in a series of observations and comments about the considerable concerns of Canadian Veterans. Its primary focus will tend to be … Continue reading

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Soldier’s suicide probe botched, not biased: MPCC

Soldier’s suicide probe botched, not biased: MPCC Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press Published Tuesday, March 10, 2015 1:06PM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, March 10, 2015 1:38PM EDT OTTAWA — There was incompetence and negligence, but no intentional bias, in the … Continue reading

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Federal report says there were “serious flaws” in the investigations of the suicide of war veteran Stuart Langridge

Federal report says there were “serious flaws” in the investigations of the suicide of war veteran Stuart Langridge March 10, 2015 1:19 pm There were “serious flaws” in the investigations of the suicide of Afghanistan war veteran Stuart Langridge with poorly … Continue reading

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Benefits for wounded Canadian veterans do not stack up

Benefits for wounded Canadian veterans do not stack up Gloria Galloway The Globe and Mail Published Monday, Mar. 09 2015, 10:18 PM EDT Last updated Tuesday, Mar. 10 2015, 7:02 AM EDT A new analysis of money paid to disabled … Continue reading

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Fiduciary obligation of feds to veterans, families involves honour of Crown

Fiduciary obligation of feds to veterans, families involves honour of Crown There are shortcomings in the New Veterans Charter. The government should act and correct the most obvious deficiencies. By MICHEL W. DRAPEAU, JOSHUA M. JUNEAU | Published: Monday, 03/09/2015 … Continue reading

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Government should be taking the lumps, not injured veterans

Government should be taking the lumps, not injured veterans Despite what Prime Minister Stephen Harper says, Canada does not have the best veterans’ programs and services in the world. By SEAN BRUYEA | Published: Monday, 03/09/2015 12:00 am EDT It’s … Continue reading

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Tragic death of Sergeant Doiron in Iraq

I am trying to assess this objectively and in that light, I fail to see why the Pershmega is taking such a proactive position were it not true. They say, for example, Canadians arrived unannounced on the front line, were … Continue reading

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