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51st Anniversary Memorial Service for Fallen Paratroopers

Mar 25, 2019 | 0 comments

51st Anniversary Memorial Service for Fallen Paratroopers                                                                               May 5th, 2019 Sunday 11:00 am The annual Memorial […]

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WO NICHOLAS HANCOCK AWARDED MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL (MILITARY DIVISION)

Mar 18, 2019 | 0 comments

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 […]

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Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO) Reports on Different Veterans’ Pension Regimes

Mar 11, 2019 | 0 comments

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.

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The “Forgotten” Part of Canada’s Experience in Rwanda

Feb 27, 2019 | 0 comments

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’ […]

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