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Aug 19, 2014, 11:07 ET

Minister of Veterans Affairs Welcomes Report on Permanent Impairment Allowance and Supplement

Veterans Affairs Canada working with Veterans Ombudsman on improving benefits OTTAWA, Aug. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino,...

Aug 18, 2014, 10:00 ET

Statement - Minister Fantino Marks 72nd Anniversary of Dieppe Raid

OTTAWA, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today issued the following statement to mark the 72nd...

Aug 16, 2014, 10:45 ET

Government of Canada Honours Veterans at the 93rd Warriors' Day Parade

TORONTO, Aug. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Ted Opitz, Member of Parliament for Etobicoke Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of...

Aug 15, 2014, 12:00 ET

Canada Marks 70th Anniversary of Allied Landings in Provence, France

The Honourable Christian Paradis represents Canada at international ceremony TOULON, France, Aug. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Government...

Aug 15, 2014, 10:00 ET

Statement - Minister Fantino Marks 69th Anniversary of V-J Day

OTTAWA, Aug. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today issued the following statement to mark the 69th...

Aug 09, 2014, 10:00 ET

Minister Julian Fantino Marks National Peacekeepers' Day

OTTAWA, Aug. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today issued the following statement to mark National...

Aug 05, 2014, 11:30 ET

Government of Canada Invests in a Canadian Remembrance Trail in Belgium

Minister of Veterans Affairs visits grave of last Canadian soldier killed in action during First World War ZONNEBEKE, Belgium, Aug. 5, 2014...

Aug 04, 2014, 11:44 ET

Statement - Minister of Veterans Affairs Marks the launch of World Wars Commemoration period and the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War

OTTAWA, Aug. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today issued the following statement to mark the launch...

Aug 01, 2014, 14:53 ET

Government of Canada to Commemorate 70th Anniversary of the Italian Campaign

Minister of Veterans Affairs invites Canadian Veterans of the Italian Campaign to take part in ceremonies in Italy OTTAWA, Aug. 1, 2014 /CNW/ -...

Jul 28, 2014, 11:00 ET

Government of Canada invests in the Korean War Royal Canadian Navy Destroyers Monument

BURLINGTON, ON, July 28, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today participated in an unveiling of the...

Jul 27, 2014, 11:00 ET

Statement - Minister Fantino Marks Korean Armistice and Korean War Veterans Day

OTTAWA, July 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today issued the following statement to recognize the...

Jul 24, 2014, 10:27 ET

Minister of Veterans Affairs presents British Arctic Star medal to Second World War Veteran James William Galloway

HAMILTON, ON, July 24, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, presented James William Galloway, a Second World...

Jul 18, 2014, 14:45 ET

/R E P E A T -- Minister Fantino speaks to Canadians at the 158th Listowel Agricultural Fair/

LISTOWEL, ON, July 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, joined Canadians of all ages this evening at the...

Jul 18, 2014, 13:00 ET

Minister of Veterans Affairs participates in Finale of Heroes are Human PTSD Awareness Tour

TORONTO, July 18, 2014 /CNW/ -The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, participated in the closing ceremonies for the Heroes...

Jul 17, 2014, 19:00 ET

Minister Fantino speaks to Canadians at the 158th Listowel Agricultural Fair

LISTOWEL, ON, July 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, joined Canadians of all ages this evening at the...

Jul 14, 2014, 15:28 ET

Government of Canada Participates in Bastille Day Military Parade in Paris

100th anniversary of the First World War is focus of world-famous parade PARIS, France, July 14, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Peter Van Loan,...

Jul 08, 2014, 12:43 ET

Minister of Veterans Affairs announces partnership with Royal Canadian Legion to cut red tape for Veterans

Consultations will begin this summer to simplify application forms for Veterans' services and benefits OTTAWA, July 8, 2014 /CNW Telbec/...

Jul 07, 2014, 11:38 ET

Minister of Veterans Affairs meets with Veterans and Stakeholders in New Brunswick

FREDERICTON, July 7, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today met with representatives of Veterans'...

Jul 03, 2014, 13:05 ET

Government of Canada increases support for Veterans through new community program

Minister of Veterans Affairs announces new initiative with VETS Canada   TORONTO, July 3, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino today...

Jul 01, 2014, 11:33 ET

Government of Canada Marks 98th Anniversary of Battle of the Somme

OTTAWA, July 1, 2014 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, Senator David Wells today participated in a...