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Serving You: March/April 2014

Question: I am a Class A reservist and I sustained an injury on a training accident with the Canadian Armed Forces. I completed a CF 98 Report of Injury, Disease or Illness and am unable to work. Due to this injury, I could not complete military training nor could I return to my civilian employment. What type of compensation is available since I cannot return to my previous job? Can I submit a claim to Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) for my injury now or do...
  • Serving You: January/February 2014

    January 1, 2014 by admin
    Question: My stepdad served in Britain, and is now a Canadian citizen and member of The Royal Canadian Legion. He has now been diagnosed with terminal cancer, and is under the impression that there are funds available from the Legion to help my mother pay...
  • Supporting A Veteran’s ID Card Question: I served nine and a half years in the Royal Canadian Air Force/Canadian Armed Forces. I would like to have a convenient identification (ID) card to prove my service but there is not one available to me, only a...
  • Did You Know Service Officers Can Help You?

    September 7, 2013 by admin
    What Benefits Will Survivors Receive? Question: I am a veteran receiving a Canadian Forces Superannuation (CFSA) pension and I also receive a disability pension from Veterans Affairs Canada. What will my spouse be entitled to after my death? Response: In regards to the disability pension...
  • The Legion’s Service Bureau Network of professional service officers assists and represents still serving CF members, veterans, RCMP members and their families at all stages of the disability claims process with Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC), from the first application up to and including a Request...
  • Effective Jan. 1, veterans and other clients who receive support for housekeeping and grounds maintenance services through Veterans Affairs Canada’s (VAC) Veterans Independence Program (VIP) will receive two up-front payments per year instead of having to pay from their pocket and wait to be reimbursed....
  • Is The Soldier On Program For You?

    March 7, 2013 by admin
    It was a day like all others for retired sergeant Steve Daniel. As a Military Freefall Parachute Instructor in the Canadian Forces, Daniel was preparing for a free fall jump. He had done this feat 101 times before, but his next jump would change his...
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