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’ […]
NEWS – Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry Recreational Fishing Now Free for Canadian Service Members Ontario’s Government for the People is Giving Back to our Heroes January 2, 2019 11:00 A.M. TORONTO — Ontario’s Government for the People has delivered on its promise and is giving back to those men and women who have […]
The Cyber Operator (Cyber Op) occupation was officially stood up on 31 January 2017. The first Cyber Op were identified through a competitive selection process that summer with remuster happening in early fall. At a ceremony held on 3 Nov 17, these “CAF First Cyber Op” were presented with a “Plank Owner’s” certificate recognizing that […]