Archive for March, 2018

  • Deadline nears for cadets injured in 1974 blast

    March 9, 2018 by Sharon Adams
    Eight former army cadets involved in a grenade accident 44 years ago have not yet come forward to apply for financial compensation and health-care support under the 1974 Valcartier Grenade Incident Program. “We want to locate them as soon as possible, because the offer of...
  • The changing face of recruiting

    March 7, 2018 by Stephen J. Thorne
    Canadian demographics are changing and military recruiters will have to change with them if they want to keep up, says Darrell Bricker. “We have this perception of who this country is that is no longer true,” the chief executive officer of Ipsos Public Relations told...
  • War and the women’s vote

    March 7, 2018 by Valerie Knowles
    This year marks the 100th anniversary of not only the end of the First World War, but also the extension of the federal suffrage to most Canadian women, a development spearheaded by tenacious Canadian suffragists and abetted by the war itself. Like the Allies’ victory...
  • Choose the next cover of Legion Magazine!

    March 6, 2018 by Legion Magazine
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  • Breathing life back into the charter

    March 5, 2018 by Legion Magazine
    The Pension for Life plan introduced by Veterans Affairs Canada in December is based on three programs: a monthly tax-free payment to recognize pain and suffering caused by a service-related illness or injury; income replacement for veterans experiencing trouble returning to the workforce; and a...
  • The Royal Canadian Legion has given cautious approval of the plan to return to lifelong pensions for Canada’s most severely disabled veterans by the spring of 2019. Making good on a Liberal Party promise to have an announcement by the end of 2017, Veterans Affairs...
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