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One third of veterans surveyed feel “poorly served” by Veterans Affairs Canada
Tuesday, March 03, 2015
Sharon Graham/Dominion Command

Legion Magazine has stepped in to fill a gap left by the federal department of Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC), which has discontinued its national survey measuring the satisfaction of military veterans with the services they receive from VAC. The department is responsible for veterans’ care,...
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Legion Rolls Out the Welcome Mat
Tuesday, March 03, 2015
Sharon Graham/Dominion Command

OTTAWA, ON, February 26th 2015 – The Dominion Executive Council of the Royal Canadian Legion re-affirmed its commitment to roll out the welcome mat to Canada’s Veterans as well as the Canadian public during a Council Meeting held at Legion House between 20 and 22 February 2015. “The Royal...
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The Royal Canadian Legion Position Paper: “VETERANS MATTER”
Tuesday, March 03, 2015
Sharon Graham/Dominion Command

Does Canada have a solemn obligation owed to those who have been disabled or killed through military service? Prime Minister Robert Borden told the troops in 1917: “The government and the country will consider it their first duty to see that a proper appreciation of your effort and of your...
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Legion Extends Invitation to Participate in its Pilgrimage of Remembrance
Tuesday, March 03, 2015
Sharon Graham/Dominion Command

OTTAWA, ON, MARCH 3rd 2015 – The Royal Canadian Legion extends an invitation to participate in its Pilgrimage of Remembrance to the Battlefields of Europe between 11 and 25 July 2015. The 2015 Pilgrimage of Remembrance encompasses some of the most important events of both WWI and II and is...
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Veterans Affairs quietly axed client satisfaction survey, drawing accusations of wilful blindness
Friday, February 27, 2015
Sharon Graham/National Post

The Conservative government is facing accusations of wilful blindness after Veterans Affairs Canada quietly axed a survey that asked ex-soldiers how satisfied they were with the department’s service. The decision to drop the national client survey was made despite spending cuts and...
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Canadian Forces won't confirm if arrest related to Rehtaeh Parsons
Friday, February 27, 2015
Sharon Graham/Toronto Sun

Military police confirmed Wednesday evening they arrested and questioned a Canadian Armed Forces member on Tuesday as a result of their investigation into allegations of "inappropriate comments posted online from DND (Department of National Defence) computers." Major Yves Desbiens,...
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Here's how to fix the problems at Veterans Affairs Canada and the various issues affecting veterans
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Sharon Graham/David Pugliese

Veteran and Defence Watch reader Scott Shannon has come up with what he believes would be a fix to the issues affecting Veterans Affairs Canada. “Many of the problems were created by the language used in the New Veterans Charter and the vagueness of the legislation permits the development of...
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Second Canadian vet battling ISIS: Brandon Glossop felt need to go after Ottawa, Quebec attacks
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Sharon Graham/National Post

The killings of two Canadian Forces members last October hit Brandon Glossop hard. The strapping former infantryman had left the military in 2013, but he still felt he needed to do something about the terrorists targeting Canadians. Together with another veteran, he started planning a private...
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Legion Supports Black History Month
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
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OTTAWA, ON, February 26th, 2015 – Mr. Tom Eagles, Dominion President of The Royal Canadian...

   

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National Flag of Canada Day
Sunday, February 22, 2015
Sharon Graham/Dominion Command
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On February 15, 1965 our national flag was raised for the first time on Parliament Hill. Canada...

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Canada’s Iraq mission has cost $122 million, military says
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Sharon Graham/Toronto Star
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OTTAWA—Canada’s air and ground mission battling Islamic State extremists in Iraq has cost $122...

   

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Canadians trade fire with ISIS as military waits on possible extension
Friday, February 13, 2015
Sharon Graham/CBC News
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The Canadian military recently exchanged fire with ISIS fighters and conducted several more...

Veterans
More cuts at Veterans Affairs as some services privatized
Friday, February 13, 2015
Sharon Graham/David Pugliese
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The federal government eliminated 44 jobs Wednesday at Veterans Affairs, a move the employees’...

   

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Legion states Government’s response to ACVA Recommendation is lacking substance
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Sharon Graham/Dominion Command
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OTTAWA, ON, February 2nd 2015 –The Royal Canadian Legion is frustrated with the current...

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Legion Awareness and Attitude Survey Results
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Sharon Graham/Dominion Command
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OTTAWA, February 11th, 2015 – In August 2012, Environics Research Group conducted an omnibus...

   

Afghanistan
New harbour ferry to be named to honour Craig Blake, sailor killed in Afghanistan
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
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After two weeks, 11,000 votes and six finalists, Halifax Transit’s new ferry has been named...

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Legion Helps Almost A Thousand Homeless Veterans
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Sharon Graham/Dominion Command
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OTTAWA, ON, 9 February 2015 – Almost a thousand homeless and near homeless Veterans have been...

   

Veterans
Veteran tired of government making him prove he lost his legs
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Sharon Graham/CTV News
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Retired Master Cpl. Paul Franklin, who lost both legs in in Afghanistan, says every year he has...

Afghanistan
Canadian army has no idea how it lost three artillery shells worth $500,000 on way out of Afghanistan
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Sharon Graham/National Post
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OTTAWA — The Canadian army somehow lost three highly-sophisticated, precision-guided artillery...

   

Veterans
Few details on O'Toole's response to veterans charter recommendations
Monday, February 02, 2015
Sharon Graham/David Pugliese
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New Veterans Affairs Minister Erin O’Toole failed his first test in convincing the country’s...

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