Press and Media - Archive


A Message to Veterans and their Families from the Veterans Ombudsman / Message de lombudsman des vétérans adressé aux vétérans et à leur famille

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An open letter to the Prime Minister, the Minister of Veterans Affairs and the Minister of National Defense - The War Amps

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REPLACE VETERANS REVIEW AND APPEAL BOARD: NDP// LE NPD DEMANDE LE DÉMANTÈLEMENT DU TRIBUNAL DES ANCIENS COMBATTANTS

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Virtual Wall of Honour and Remembrance / Mur virtuel d’honneur et de souvenir

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Meet the Veterans Ombudsman / Venez rencontrer l'ombudsman des vétérans

Toronto - September 19th

Barrie - September 21st

Guelph - September 23rd


Canadian B&Bs Proud to Honour Vets and Military Personnel with Free Rooms on Remembrance Day! / Les gîtes canadiens sont fiers de rendre hommage aux anciens combattants et militaires en offrant une nuitée gratuite le jour du Souvenir!

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Government of Canada announces a new pilot project to support Veterans in Canada / Le gouvernement du Canada annonce un nouveau projet pilote visant à soutenir les anciens combattants canadiens

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Change in delivery service of Veteran's Affairs

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Veteran's Review & Appeal Board Should be Eliminated: NDP

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Veterans Right to Fair Adjudication

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Closure of Nine Veterans Affairs Offices Will Hurt Veterans and Their Families: NDP

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Federal Government Must Respect Court Fuling in Favour of Injured Veterans

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CONSERVATIVE GOVERNMENT DOWNLOADING COST OF VETERANS' LONG-TERM CARE TO PROVINCES

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LES CONSERVATEURS REFILENT LES COÛTS DES SOINS POUR LES ANCIENS COMBATTANTS AUX PROVINCES

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Europe in 2012 - Canadian War Mermorial Tour

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Please note this is strictly a public service posting and not an endorsement of the tour or the travel agency by the AFP/AAC.

 


Certificate of Recognition for Korean War Vets

Click here to read the article by Guy Black, Honourary Life Member Korea Veterans Association of Canada and Korea Veterans Association Western Canada Chapter

DOD website

CBC Article

 


Notice to AFP/AAC Members: The Treasury Board has announced that the increase in indexing to be applied, on January 1, 2012, to public service, Canadian Forces, RCMP, and federally appointed judges' pensions will be 2.8%.


One Veteran – A Matter of Fairness

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Tribute to CF casualties in Afganistan

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Enhanced New Veterans Charter Act

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VAC New Release - Oct. 6, 2011

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The Living Charter in Action

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Minister of National Defence announces launch of Canadian Forces Appreciation Program

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August 19 - Invest money in veterans and not name change

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Class Action Suit – Reduction of S.I.S.I.P. Long Term Disability Benefits by the Amount of Pension Act Payments

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Canada Revenue Agency warns Canadians of mail scam.

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Minister Blackburn Announces Important Changes to Agent Orange Ex Gratia Payment

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Robert Oliphant, MP Introduces Bill to Make Veterans Ombudsman Independent and Effective

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New Online Petition

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Veterans Affairs Minister Jean-Pierre Blackburn apolgises to Sean Bruyea.

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Minister of Veterans Affairs Announces Improved Support for Veterans with ALS.

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Le ministre des Anciens Combattants annonce un meilleur soutien pour les vétérans atteints de la SLA

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VAC Agent Orange Ex Gratia Payment Program has been extended from April 2009 to 1 October 2010.

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Not the time to downsize Veterans Affairs.

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Treasurer of the Association, LCol(Ret'd) Chuck McCabe, runs with the Olympic torch.

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Canada Service Veterans - Guidelines for Health Care Programs

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End of an Era event - April 9, 2010.

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The Living Charter In Action: New Veterans Charter Advisory Group Report composed October 2009. Click HERE to read the report.


2010 Pension IncreaseThe Treasury Board has announced the increase in indexing to be applied, on 1 January 2010, to public service, Canadian Forces, RCMP, and federally appointed judges' pensions will be a whopping 0.5% (half of one per cent).


Are YOU concerned about EI issues? Click HERE to read our Brief and then click HERE to contact your MP! We need your support now!


Do you know about the plight of Military Widows? Click HERE


What's new at the Office of the Veterans Ombudsman? - Click HERE


VAC Announcement - Agent Orange - Click HERE


Knowing your rights as a Canadian veteran - Click HERE


Claw Backs - Click HERE


Pension Surplus Appeal - Click HERE