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The federal Conservatives' commitment to veterans is being questioned by some of them amid allegations the government is trying to balance the books in advance of the next election on the backs of those who have served. Veterans from across Canada
The government's ability to help soldiers with mental illness came under scrutiny for a second day after three Canadian Forces members apparently committed suicide this week. Opposition parties targeted the Conservative government in question period
On Wednesday, QMI Agency exclusively revealed a single sad but startling fact. Buried deep within the detail of the city of Torontos 2013 interim report on homelessness was the revelation that around 16% of those living rough on the streets of
A recent newsletter sent out by South Surrey-White Rock-Cloverdale MP Russ Hiebert has a local veteran advocacy group crying foul, claiming the MP is sugar-coating the issue of disabled veteran compensation. Jim Scott, president of the White Rock-
First Nations leaders storm Parliament Hill over budget bill Video Canada's Finance Minister Jim Flaherty at at meeting of the Globe and Mail's editorial board on April 27, 2012. The Globe and Mail video Omnibus Bill Three votes in, MPs were already
Canadian Veterans, who claim for a military related disability, have often gone through a rigorous process. Most claims were rejected by Veterans Affairs and then the claim was arbitrated by a Veterans Review Appeal Board (VRAB).
OttawaA celebration of ribbons and drums on Canada's Parliament Hill Wednesday took place amidst a backdrop of political upheaval in China that has some MPs hopeful for brighter days in the Middle Kingdom. Hundreds of Falun Dafa adherents gathered on
The controversy was prompted by Anders' behaviour at a meeting of the committee in Halifax . The group of MPs was hearing from an organization that helps former soldiers who are homeless and its president said Anders showed up late, then started text
Tory MP Rob Anders blasts veterans' advocates (and Conservative Party members) who said he fell asleep last week at a committee meeting.
A Conservative MP has apologized in the Commons for calling two veterans advocates "NDP hacks" and "Putin supporters" after they criticized him for falling asleep in a veterans affairs committee meeting. more » Eating Food on the Subway Mar. 6, 2012