Author Archives: Sylvain Chartrand

Loi sur l’embauche des anciens combattants – Commission de la fonction publique

En prévision de l’entrée en vigueur de la Loi sur l’embauche des anciens combattants http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/PDF/2015_5.pdf , la Commission de la fonction publique (CFP) prévoit modifier les dispositions relatives aux droits de priorité des membres des Forces canadiennes qui sont prévues … Continue reading

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Daddy Never Came Back From Afghanistan

  Share22 Tweet6 0 Email1 2015-05-07 13:01 Daddy Never Came Back From Afghanistan http://forces.tv/81991960 Last month Army & You spoke to a soldier’s young daughter about how PTSD affected her family’s life. This is her story… I was born in April. … Continue reading

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Bill C-597, an act to amend the Holidays Act (Nov 11th)

Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs – Comité permanent des anciens combattants Today we’ll be studying, pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the subject matter of clause 1 of Bill C-597, an act to amend the Holidays Act. Aujourd’hui, conformément au paragraphe … Continue reading

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THE SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION OF NEOLIBERAL SOCIAL POLICY: The New Veterans Charter: Severely reducing veterans benefits through ‘improvements’ and ‘enhancements’

THE SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION OF NEOLIBERAL SOCIAL POLICY: The New Veterans Charter: Severely reducing veterans benefits through ‘improvements’ and ‘enhancements’ by mluloff Chapter I Introduction Canada has a long and storied history with a reputation for punching above our collective weight in … Continue reading

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When will the Canadian Armed Forces become civilized?: Mallick

When will the Canadian Armed Forces become civilized?: Mallick As decades pass, brutal treatment of women in Canada’s Armed Forces continues. It isn’t retro, it’s common.   MCpl David McCord/DND / Toronto Star file photo Heather Mallick says she is … Continue reading

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A VETERAN’S VOICE: Ste Anne PARKING PROBLEMS: PRIVILEGES VS. PAYMENTS

A VETERAN’S VOICE: Ste Anne PARKING PROBLEMS: PRIVILEGES  VS.  PAYMENTS by Wolf William Solkin “PARKING PROBLEMS: PRIVILEGES  VS.  PAYMENTS” Ste. Anne’s  (Veterans) Hospital is about to be exposed to its own institutional version of PTSD, i.e., Post Transfer Snafu Discombobulation … 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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