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01 Jul, 2015, 11:15 ET Ceremony in France marks 99th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme

A tribute to Newfoundlanders who fought during the First World War BEAUMONT-HAMEL, France, July 1, 2015 /CNW/ - On the occasion of the 99th...


01 May, 2015, 16:45 ET Veteran delegation to mark 70th anniversary of the Liberation of the Netherlands

Generations join Veterans in celebrating historic bond between two nations OTTAWA, May 1, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Erin O'Toole, Minister of...


17 Mar, 2015, 16:15 ET Government of Canada announces new benefits and services for Veterans and families

Improvements respond to recommendations from Standing Committee, Veterans and stakeholders VANCOUVER, March 17, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Erin...


13 Mar, 2015, 07:45 ET Minister O'Toole strengthens benefits for reservists

Increased benefits for part-time Reserve Force Veterans ensure fair treatment for all Veterans HALIFAX, March 13, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Erin...


09 Mar, 2015, 09:45 ET Government of Canada announces enhanced lifetime support for injured Veterans and their families

New monthly benefit addresses significant gap for Canada's moderately to severely disabled Veterans and survivors TORONTO, March 9, 2015 /CNW/...


17 Feb, 2015, 15:30 ET Government of Canada to commemorate 70th anniversary of the Liberation of the Netherlands in 2015

Minister of Veterans Affairs invites Canadian Veterans of the Liberation of the Netherlands to take part in commemorative ceremonies OTTAWA, Feb....


13 Feb, 2015, 11:00 ET Minister of Veterans Affairs delivers students' Valentines to Veterans residing at Hillsdale Estates and Terraces

Minister O'Toole meets with Veterans of Regional Municipality of Durham OSHAWA, ON, Feb. 13, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Erin O'Toole,...


03 Feb, 2015, 17:21 ET Minister of Veterans Affairs honours Canadian Veterans of the Devil's Brigade - Devil's Brigade Honoured with U.S. Congressional Gold Medal

WASHINGTON, DC, Feb. 3, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Erin O'Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today represented the Government of Canada at an...


09 Jan, 2015, 17:39 ET Minister O'Toole tours Sunnybrook Hospital Toronto, ON January 9, 2015

OTTAWA, Jan 9, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Erin O'Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, joined by Veterans Affairs Deputy Minister, General...


19 Dec, 2014, 11:00 ET New appointment to the Veterans Review and Appeal Board

OTTAWA, Dec. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today announced that Robert Malo will join the Veterans...


18 Dec, 2014, 18:23 ET Statement from the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs

OTTAWA, Dec. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, issued the following statement today: "I was deeply...


28 Nov, 2014, 16:35 ET Canadian Second World War Veterans wrap up commemorative trip to Italy

Following a week of ceremonies marking the 70th anniversary of the Italian Campaign, Canadian Veterans bid a moving farewell to former...


28 Nov, 2014, 12:40 ET Minister Van Loan Presents Jake Gaudaur Veterans' Award to James Yurichuk

Toronto Argonaut linebacker demonstrates commendable attributes of Canadian Veterans VANCOUVER, Nov. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Honourable...


25 Nov, 2014, 13:35 ET Statement - Minister Fantino launches action plan to respond to Auditor General's report

OTTAWA, Nov. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today issued the following statement to respond to the...


25 Nov, 2014, 09:26 ET Government of Canada announces research project to support families of Canada's Veterans

MP Ted Opitz addresses participants at Canadian Military and Veterans Health Research Forum TORONTO, Nov. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - On behalf of the...


22 Nov, 2014, 10:05 ET Canadian delegation departs for Italy to mark the 70th anniversary of the Italian Campaign

OTTAWA, Nov. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, Blaine Calkins, Member of Parliament for...


16 Nov, 2014, 13:00 ET Minister of Veterans Affairs honours service men and women at Canadian Football League's Veterans Remembrance Tribute

Minister Fantino attends Grey Cup Eastern Division semi-final playoff game in Montréal MONTRÉAL, Nov. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable...


11 Nov, 2014, 11:58 ET Statement - Message from the Minister of Veterans Affairs

OTTAWA, November 11, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today issued the following statement to mark...


10 Nov, 2014, 16:53 ET Princess Anne unveils commemorative plaque honouring Canadians

Minister of Veterans Affairs joins The Princess Royal in honouring First World War recipients of the Victoria Cross OTTAWA, Nov. 10, 2014 /CNW...


10 Nov, 2014, 15:14 ET Government of Canada to rededicate National War Memorial

New inscriptions recognize Canada's brave men and women—past, present, and future OTTAWA, Nov. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian...


07 Nov, 2014, 16:00 ET Minister of Veterans Affairs joins youth for commemorative ceremony

The Honourable Julian Fantino pays tribute to Canada's Veterans during a visit to BC VANCOUVER, Nov. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian...


07 Nov, 2014, 12:21 ET MP Royal Galipeau highlights Government of Canada's commitment to supporting Veterans as they transition to civilian life

Government of Canada commends Target Canada for providing service men and women with meaningful employment OTTAWA, Nov. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - On behalf...


06 Nov, 2014, 18:01 ET Minister of Veterans Affairs to salute Veterans and Canadian Armed Forces personnel at BC Lions Half-Time Show

OTTAWA, Nov. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will march with more than 1,000 Veterans, Canadian Armed...


05 Nov, 2014, 12:16 ET New Appointment to the Veterans Review and Appeal Board Announced

OTTAWA, Nov. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today announced that Dana Kean will join the...


03 Nov, 2014, 15:13 ET Minister of Veterans Affairs joins President of French Republic at National War Memorial

OTTAWA, Nov. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, joins His Excellency François Hollande,...