Warrant Officer Nicholas Hancock, of Canadian Forces Electronic Warfare Centre (CFEWC), was recently awarded the Meritorious Service Medal (MSM) for his role as part of Canada’s contribution in defeating Daesh in Iraq. WO Hancock’s tireless dedication reflected great credit upon him and Canada. The Meritorious Service Medal (Military Division) recognizes the performance of a military […]
PBO was requested to prepare a cost estimate of veteran’s benefits under the three different regimes that have existed: the Pension Act, the Veterans Well-being Act and Pension for Life. The results are described in a recent article by Lee Berthiaume which will be of interest to our veteran members. https://nationalpost.com/pmn/news-pmn/canada-news-pmn/some-disabled-veterans-to-get-less-cash-under-liberal-plan-budget-watchdog.
In mid-1994, Canada deployed troops to Rwanda as part of UNAMIR II. The trials, tribulations and achievements of the soldiers in this deployment, which included major tasks for our community, have been overshadowed by other tragic stories from the country. A recent article in the Globe and Mail highlights efforts to alert Canadians to this ‘forgotten’ […]