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2,600NewsBureaucracy25-06-2020Twice-forgotten soldier sues Veterans Affairs over 'abandoned' case file Critics say Charles Scott's case describes an overwhelmed VAC unable to keep up with veterans' pleas for helpTwice-forgotten soldier sues Veterans Affairs over 'abandoned' case file

Critics say Charles Scott's case describes an overwhelmed VAC unable to keep up with veterans' pleas for help

Murray Brewster · CBC News ·
Posted: Jun 23, 2020 4:00 AM ET | Last Updated: June 23

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Former master corporal Charles Scott in Kabul in 200.......
2,599NewsOSI10-04-2020Armed Forces reports 20 military suicides last year, largest number since 2014Armed Forces reports 20 military suicides last year, largest number since 2014

The Canadian Press
Published Wednesday, April 8, 2020 2:44PM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, April 8, 2020 5:28PM EDT

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A Canadian flag patch is shown on the shoulder of a member of the Canadian forces in Trenton, Ont., on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. Cana.......
2,598NewsBureaucracy08-04-2020Feds asked to automatically approve veterans' claims backlog amid COVID-19 fearsFeds asked to automatically approve veterans' claims backlog amid COVID-19 fears

The Canadian Press Staff
Published Thursday, April 2, 2020 4:34AM EDT ; Last Updated Thursday, April 2, 2020 5:21AM EDT

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OTTAWA -- One of Canada's largest veterans' organizations is urging the federal government to automatically approve the roug.......
2,597NewsDisability Benefits26-03-2020Federal Court rules in favour of injured veteran's class-action suitFederal Court rules in favour of injured veteran's class-action suit

The Canadian Press
March 24, 2020 03:44 PM

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A Canadian flag sits on a members of Canadian forces that are leaving from CFB Trenton, in Trenton, Ont., on Oct. 16, 2014. Thousands of injured veterans could be in line for payments from the federal government af.......
2,596NewsDU/Metals/Chem24-03-2020Canadian doctors urge caution on repurposing malaria medication to fight COVID-19 Canada part of a global study launched by the WHO to look into the use of chloroquine and other existing drugsCanadian doctors urge caution on repurposing malaria medication to fight COVID-19
Canada part of a global study launched by the WHO to look into the use of chloroquine and other existing drugs

Amina Zafar · CBC News ·
Posted: Mar 24, 2020 4:00 AM ET | Last Updated: March 24

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The drug, which treats malaria, has shown some ef.......
2,595NewsBudget/Financing10-03-2020Veterans never saw the $105 million promised to them by Trudeau in 2019 Trudeau has shut down veterans’ calls for more funding in the past and has fought veterans in court. Veterans never saw the $105 million promised to them by Trudeau in 2019
Trudeau has shut down veterans’ calls for more funding in the past and has fought veterans in court.

by True North Wire
February 1, 2020

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Veterans did not see a penny of the $105 million promised to them by Justin Trudeau last year.

The sum remained.......
2,594NewsOSI04-03-2020Ombudsman calls for national consultations, plan for supporting veteransOmbudsman calls for national consultations, plan for supporting veterans

The Canadian Press
Lee Berthiaume
February 21, 2020 1:53 PM EST Last Updated February 21, 2020 4:23 PM EST

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Lt.-Col. Craig Dalton, chief of staff for Task Force Kandahar, tells reporters that Canada has given command of Kandahar city to the U.S., Thur.......
2,593NewsBureaucracy04-03-2020'We deserve better': Veteran shares frustration over claim application backlog 'We deserve better': Veteran shares frustration over claim application backlog
Veterans waiting too long for benefits and aid

A major back log within Veteran Affairs is affecting benefits and aid for thousand of former service members. CTV's Jeremie Charron has more

Videojournalist/Producer Jeremie Charron @JCharron
Published Friday, February 2.......
2,592NewsOSI04-03-2020Veterans Affairs taking a harder line on therapy for families of former soldiers, ombudsman saysVeterans Affairs taking a harder line on therapy for families of former soldiers, ombudsman says
Veterans Ombudsman Craig Dalton says the shift in approach caught him off guard

Murray Brewster · CBC News ·
Posted: Feb 23, 2020 4:00 AM ET | Last Updated: February 23

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Lt.-Col. Craig Dalton, as chief of staff for Task Force Ka.......
2,591NewsOSI04-03-2020Collateral damage: Families of soldiers with PTSD struggle after Veterans Affairs counselling cutCollateral damage: Families of soldiers with PTSD struggle after Veterans Affairs counselling cut
'The department is disconnected from ... what goes on in injured veterans' households,' says one spouse


Murray Brewster · CBC News ·
Posted: Feb 28, 2020 4:59 PM ET | Last Updated: March 3

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Shane Jones's combat tour in Afghan.......