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Day: November 19, 2018

“Prisoners of War” – Awarded Gold for Best Interactive Story 2018!
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“Prisoners of War” – Awarded Gold for Best Interactive Story 2018!

At the 2018 Canadian Online Publishing Awards in Toronto on Nov. 14, Legion Magazine was awarded Gold for Best Interactive Story for “Prisoners of War.” The win marks the third time in the past three years Legion Magazine has won awards in this category, with a Gold in 2017 for “Cold Comfort” and a Silver in 2016 for “Blood in the Mud.” To explore all of our multi-media features, visit: https://legionmagazine.com/en/category/canada-corner/multimedia-features/
Still plenty of work for Veterans Ombudsman
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Still plenty of work for Veterans Ombudsman

As outgoing Veterans Ombudsman Guy Parent prepares to hand the torch to a successor, his 2018 report on government action shows while much has been accomplished, much remains to do. The federal government has acted on nearly three-quarters of the recommendations made by the ombudsman since the office was created a decade ago. But 18 of 64 recommendations made since 2008 have not been acted upon. “These evidence-based recommendations are aimed at improving services and support for veterans and their families,” Parent said. The most important of the unimplemented recommendations calls for treatment expenses covered under the Veterans Well-being Act to be reimbursed for treatment expenses retroactively to the date they applied, as was the case under the Pension Act. Now the reimburs...

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