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Mar 13, 2019, 13:00 ET Minister of Veterans Affairs Canada meets with local organizations addressing Veterans issues

The Veteran and Family Well-Being Fund is open for a second round of applications until March 29th. EDMONTON, March 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Veterans Affairs ...


Feb 28, 2019, 11:15 ET Correctional Investigator of Canada and the Chief Commissioner of the Canadian Human Rights Commission Call on Federal Government to Respect the Dignity of Older Persons in Federal Custody

OTTAWA, Feb. 28, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, the Correctional Investigator of Canada, Dr. Ivan Zinger, and the Chief Commissioner of the Canadian Human...


Feb 28, 2019, 08:00 ET Veterans Affairs Canada now accepting 2019 applications for the Veteran and Family Well-Being Fund

Annual fund available for organizations with innovative ideas that will improve the well-being of Veterans and their families. OTTAWA, Feb. 28, 2019...


Feb 21, 2019, 10:30 ET Veterans and Military families call on the Government of Canada for more support to the Highway of Heroes Tree Campaign

OTTAWA, Feb. 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Representatives and supporters of the Highway of Heroes Tree Campaign are asking for increased support from the...


Feb 11, 2019, 09:30 ET Finding solutions to support families of serving and retired members of the Canadian Armed Forces and first responders suffering with post-traumatic stress (PTS)

PTS Roundtable brings together an impressive expert panel to focus on the family. OTTAWA, Feb. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Families of military and first...


Feb 08, 2019, 12:27 ET The Royal Canadian Mint Scores an Ace as its February Collection Opens With a New Silver Coin Honouring Flying Legend Billy Bishop

OTTAWA, Feb. 8, 2019 /CNW/ - This month, the Royal Canadian Mint tells a story of valour in combat with a tribute to Canadian First World War flying...


Feb 07, 2019, 14:55 ET Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould and MP Anita Vandenbeld announce funding for The Vanier Institute of the Family

$58,525 from the Veteran and Family Well-Being Fund to go to The Vanier Institute of the Family OTTAWA, Feb. 7, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable...


Feb 06, 2019, 10:23 ET Call for Nominations for the Veterans Ombudsman Commendation

OTTAWA, Feb. 6, 2019 /CNW/ - The Veterans Ombudsman Commendation was created in 2010 to recognize the outstanding contributions of countless...


Feb 01, 2019, 10:50 ET Statement - Ministers of Veterans Affairs and National Defence mark Black History Month

OTTAWA, Feb. 1, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, and the...


Jan 31, 2019, 10:15 ET Joint Statement on Toth Settlement

OTTAWA, Jan. 31, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence and the...


Jan 28, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Tassi to visit the Perley and Rideau Veterans' Health Centre/

GATINEAU, QC, Jan. 25, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Seniors, will visit the Perley and Rideau Veterans' Health Centre to...


Jan 25, 2019, 15:45 ET Koskie Minsky Brings Class Action against the Attorney General of Canada for Miscalculating Veterans' Pensions from 2002 to 2010

TORONTO, Jan. 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Koskie Minsky LLP in Toronto commenced a class action against the Attorney General of Canada on behalf of all veterans ...


Jan 25, 2019, 14:52 ET Media Advisory - Minister Tassi to visit the Perley and Rideau Veterans' Health Centre

GATINEAU, QC, Jan. 25, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Seniors, will visit the Perley and Rideau Veterans' Health Centre to...


Jan 23, 2019, 16:00 ET Minister Wilson-Raybould announces partnership with UBC's Centre for Group Counselling and Trauma

Veterans Affairs Canada provides $250,000 to UBC's Veterans Transition Training Centre through the Veteran and Family Well-Being Fund VANCOUVER, Jan. ...


Jan 23, 2019, 11:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Wilson-Raybould to visit Vancouver, Victoria and Comox/

VANCOUVER, Jan. 22, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, PC, QC, MP, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National...


Jan 22, 2019, 18:17 ET Media Advisory - Minister Wilson-Raybould to visit Vancouver, Victoria and Comox

VANCOUVER, Jan. 22, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, PC, QC, MP, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National...


Nov 22, 2018, 15:56 ET Media Advisory - Jake Gaudaur Veterans' Award presentation during 2018 Shaw CFL Awards

EDMONTON, Nov. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - Bernard Butler, Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy and Commemoration with Veterans Affairs Canada, will join ...


Nov 15, 2018, 18:33 ET Canada to reassess nearly 58,000 applicants for Founding Membership in the Qalipu Mi'kmaq First Nation and commits to exploratory discussions on membership for veterans, military members, RCMP and FNI members

OTTAWA, Nov. 15, 2018 /CNW/ - Canada remains committed to renewing the nation-to-nation relationship with Indigenous Peoples based on recognition of...


Nov 14, 2018, 16:21 ET Minister O'Regan announces appointment of new Ombudsperson for the Department of Veterans Affairs

OTTAWA, Nov. 14, 2018 /CNW/ - Veterans Affairs Minister Seamus O'Regan today welcomed the appointment of Mr. L. Craig Dalton as the new Ombudsperson...


Nov 11, 2018, 09:20 ET Statement - Government of Canada marks Remembrance Day 2018 and the 100th anniversary of the First World War Armistice

OTTAWA, Nov. 11, 2018 /CNW/ - The Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, the Honourable...


Nov 11, 2018, 09:00 ET Statement by the Prime Minister on Remembrance Day

OTTAWA, Nov. 11, 2018 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Remembrance Day: "Today, we honour every...


Nov 11, 2018, 08:00 ET Message from the Governor General of Canada on the Occasion of Remembrance Day

OTTAWA, Nov. 11, 2018 /CNW/ - One hundred years ago – on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month – the First World War finally...


Nov 11, 2018, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Canadian War Museum to livestream ceremony in Memorial Hall/

OTTAWA, Nov. 7, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canadian War Museum invites all Canadians from across the country and around the world to participate in one of the...


Nov 11, 2018, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Public Service Announcement - Public invited to Remembrance Day Open House at Veterans Affairs Canada (Daniel J. MacDonald Building)/

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE, Nov. 8, 2018 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Veterans Affairs Canada and Associate Minister of...


Nov 10, 2018, 11:30 ET City of Toronto rededicates Coronation Park to honour veterans

TORONTO, Nov. 10, 2018 /CNW/ - Mayor John Tory was joined today by the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, members...