New Veterans Charter

  • Rehabilitation Programs Helping Veterans After Service

    September 4, 2010 by Sharon Adams
    Red Thibodeau, former president of British Columbia/Yukon Command, knows first hand how veterans who left the Canadian Forces decades ago can miss out on Veterans Affairs Canada benefits. He was surprised in 2008 to discover he qualified for the New Veterans Charter Rehabilitation Program—even though...
  • Soon after the end of hostilities in the First World War, there was a need to provide life insurance protection for returned soldiers, especially pensioners, who were unable to pass the medical examination required to obtain commercial life insurance.  After first considering paying the extra...
  • Understanding The Charter

    March 5, 2010 by admin
    We will highlight in this and coming Serving You columns information on the New Veterans Charter (NVC). Implemented in April 2006, the NVC offers job placement assistance, rehabilitation services, financial benefits, health services, education assistance and disability benefits to current or former members of the...
  • New Veterans Charter Needs Updating, Legion Says

    January 25, 2010 by Sharon Adams
    When it came into force in 2006 the New Veterans Charter (NVC) was introduced as a living document, a work in progress that would be continually adapted to the changing needs of veterans. But promised updates have not occurred, and changes are now urgently needed,...
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