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Mar 17, 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...

Mar 13, 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...

Mar 09, 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/...

Mar 06, 2015, 13:42 ET

Minister O'Toole empowers Veteran-centric Communications Task Force

The Minister instructs Department to re-design all correspondence with Veterans and their families to focus on wellness OTTAWA, March 6, 2015...

Feb 19, 2015, 12:00 ET

Minister of Veterans Affairs highlights Government's commitment to improving service for Veterans and their families

The Honourable Erin O'Toole addresses the Conference of Defence Associations OTTAWA, Feb. 19, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Erin O'Toole,...

Feb 17, 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....

Feb 13, 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,...

Feb 03, 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...

Jan 09, 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...

Dec 19, 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...

Dec 18, 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...

Nov 28, 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...

Nov 28, 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...

Nov 25, 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...

Nov 25, 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...

Nov 22, 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...

Nov 16, 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...

Nov 11, 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...

Nov 10, 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...

Nov 10, 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...