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Dec 11, 2018, 12:26 ET War Amps Advises Public of Fraudulent Solicitation

OTTAWA, Dec. 11, 2018 /CNW/ - The War Amps has received reports of the public being contacted by phone or email and asked for a donation to mark its 100th anniversary. The Association would like to...


Feb 23, 2018, 14:53 ET Media Advisory - War Amps advises public of fraudulent phone solicitation

OTTAWA, Feb. 23, 2018 /CNW/ - The War Amps has received reports of the public being contacted by phone and asked for a donation to mark its 100th anniversary. The Association would like to remind the ...


Jan 05, 2018, 13:51 ET Government fails to meet veterans' expectations regarding the re-establishment of "lifelong pensions" under New Veterans Charter

OTTAWA, Jan. 5, 2018 /CNW/ - The National Council of Veteran Associations (NCVA) and The War Amps of Canada contend that Minister O'Regan's announcement regarding the long-awaited "lifelong pension"...


Nov 09, 2017, 17:57 ET Government fails to address "elephant in the room" regarding veterans' benefits

OTTAWA, Nov. 9, 2017 /CNW/ - The War Amps of Canada/ National Council of Veteran Associations (NCVA) contend that the Liberal Government has failed to live up to its commitment to fix the New...


Jun 07, 2017, 11:13 ET War Amps key tags saving Alberta residents hundreds of dollars

ALBERTA, June 7, 2017 /CNW/ - Most of us don't realize how valuable our car keys are until we lose them. In recent years, remote starters and built-in unlock systems have sharply driven up the cost...


May 24, 2017, 09:00 ET War Amps four-year battle to assist Quebec amputee before Tribunal

MONTREAL, May 24, 2017 /CNW/ - The War Amps four-year battle to assist leg amputee François Lauzon is now before the Tribunal Administratif du Québec. Witnesses gave testimony in person on May 4,...


May 05, 2017, 09:13 ET BC amputees at risk when prosthetic contract ignores their voice

By Brian N. Forbes, Chairman of The War Amps Executive Committee & Annelise Petlock, War Amps Advocacy Program Manager OTTAWA, May 5, 2017 /CNW/ - This past year, The War Amputations of Canada was...


Apr 03, 2017, 07:00 ET War Amps Key Tags Could Save Ontario Residents Hundreds of Dollars

OTTAWA, April 3, 2017 /CNW/ - Most of us don't realize how valuable our car keys are until we lose them. In recent years, remote starters and built-in unlock systems have sharply driven up the cost...


Nov 09, 2016, 18:29 ET Manitoba names lake for late War Amps leader & D-Day veteran Cliff Chadderton

WINNIPEG, Nov. 9, 2016 /CNW/ - Sustainable Development Minister Cathy Cox announced today that a Manitoba lake has been named for late War Amps leader Cliff Chadderton as part of the province's...


May 16, 2016, 11:44 ET War Amps "Key Tags at Work" for 70 years

AB, May 16, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The War Amps begins its 2016 key tag mailing to Alberta residents this week with the theme "Key Tags at Work," marking the 70th anniversary of the Association's Key...


May 09, 2016, 14:04 ET Key tags will be mailed in Saskatchwan starting May 9th - War Amps "Key Tags at Work" for 70 years

SASKATCHEWAN, May 9, 2016 /CNW/ - The War Amps begins its 2016 key tag mailing to Saskatchewan residents this week with the theme "Key Tags at Work," marking the 70th anniversary of the Association's ...


May 02, 2016, 11:49 ET Key tags will be mailed in Manitoba starting May 2nd - War Amps "Key Tags at Work" for 70 Years

MANITOBA, May 2, 2016 /CNW/ - The War Amps begins its 2016 key tag mailing to Manitoba residents this week with the theme "Key Tags at Work," marking the 70th anniversary of the Association's Key Tag ...


Mar 07, 2016, 09:55 ET Key tags will be mailed in Ontario starting March 7th - War Amps "Key Tags at Work" for 70 years

ONTARIO, March 7, 2016 /CNW/ - The War Amps begins its 2016 key tag mailing to Ontario residents this week with the theme "Key Tags at Work," marking the 70th anniversary of the Association's Key Tag ...


Feb 29, 2016, 13:40 ET Key tags will be mailed in Nova Scotia starting February 29th - War Amps "Key Tags at Work" for 70 years

NOVA SCOTIA, Feb. 29, 2016 /CNW/ - The War Amps begins its 2016 key tag mailing to Nova Scotia residents this week with the theme "Key Tags at Work," marking the 70th anniversary of the Association's ...


Feb 01, 2016, 10:17 ET Key tags will be mailed in N.B. starting February 1st - War Amps "Key Tags at Work" for 70 years

NEW BRUNSWICK, Feb. 1, 2016 /CNW/ - The War Amps begins its 2016 key tag mailing to New Brunswick residents this week with the theme "Key Tags at Work," marking the 70th anniversary of the...


Jan 18, 2016, 13:23 ET Key tags will be mailed in B.C. starting January 18 - War Amps "Key Tags at Work" for 70 years

B.C., Jan. 18, 2016 /CNW/ - The War Amps begins its 2016 key tag mailing to B.C. residents this week with the theme "Key Tags at Work," marking the 70th anniversary of the Association's Key Tag...


Nov 24, 2015, 15:03 ET War Amps announces collaborative partnership with Veterans Affairs Canada in assisting veteran amputees

QUEBEC CITY, Nov. 24, 2015 /CNW/ - The War Amps is pleased to announce that it has entered a Collaborative Partnership with Veterans Affairs Canada to share knowledge and expertise that will enhance...


Nov 02, 2015, 10:15 ET War Amps address label mailing to S.K. residents is all about "Setting the Bar High"

SASKATCHEWAN, Nov. 2, 2015 /CNW/ - The War Amps 2015 address labels are being mailed to Saskatchewan residents starting this week. The theme, "Setting the Bar High," reflects how child amputees can...


Nov 02, 2015, 10:06 ET War Amps address label mailing to M.B. residents is all about "Setting the Bar High"

MANITOBA, Nov. 2, 2015 /CNW/ - The War Amps 2015 address labels are being mailed to Manitoba residents starting this week. The theme, "Setting the Bar High," reflects how child amputees can do...


Nov 02, 2015, 10:00 ET War Amps address label mailing to A.B. residents is all about "Setting the Bar High"

ALBERTA, Nov. 2, 2015 /CNW/ - The War Amps 2015 address labels are being mailed to Alberta residents starting this week. The theme, "Setting the Bar High," reflects how child amputees can do whatever ...


Nov 02, 2015, 07:00 ET War Amps address label mailing to Quebec residents is all about "Setting the Bar High"

QUEBEC, Nov. 2, 2015 /CNW/ - The War Amps 2015 address labels are being mailed to Quebec residents starting this week. The theme, "Setting the Bar High," reflects how child amputees can do whatever...


Oct 26, 2015, 09:37 ET War Amps address label mailing to O.N. residents is all about "Setting the Bar High"

ONTARIO, Oct. 26, 2015 /CNW/ - The War Amps 2015 address labels are being mailed to Ontario residents starting this week. The theme, "Setting the Bar High," reflects how child amputees can do...


Oct 19, 2015, 11:00 ET War Amps address label mailing to B.C. residents is all about "Setting the Bar High"

B.C., Oct. 19, 2015 /CNW/ - The War Amps 2015 address labels are being mailed to B.C. residents starting this week. The theme, "Setting the Bar High," reflects how child amputees can do whatever they ...


Oct 19, 2015, 07:00 ET War Amps address label mailing to N.S. residents is all about "Setting the Bar High"

N.S., Oct. 19, 2015 /CNW/ - The War Amps 2015 address labels are being mailed to Nova Scotia residents starting this week. The theme, "Setting the Bar High," reflects how child amputees can do...


Oct 19, 2015, 06:00 ET War Amps address label mailing to N.B. residents is all about "Setting the Bar High"

NEW BRUNSWICK, Oct. 19, 2015 /CNW/ - The War Amps 2015 address labels are being mailed to New Brunswick residents starting this week. The theme, "Setting the Bar High," reflects how child amputees...