Unused veterans’ beds concern delegates

Legionnaires in New Brunswick expressed concern about the loss of veterans-priority-access beds in the province’s long-term care facilities when delegates met for the 84th New Brunswick Command Convention in Shediac on Sept. 21-22. The issue of veterans’ beds came up when Veterans Seniors and Services Committee Chair Daryl Alward noted that Horizon Health Network, one of the province’s two...
  • Forum research spans mind to moon

    January 24, 2020 by Sharon Adams
    New ways to control bleeding, better prostheses, vehicles designed to minimize damage from explosions, providing hope and help to struggling military families—these benefits of military health research have wide-ranging impacts on people’s lives. The 750 delegates to the 10th Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health...
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  • Legion clamps down on stolen valour

    January 16, 2020 by Tom MacGregor
    Dominion President Tom Irvine has committed the Legion to addressing the issue of stolen valour—when a member of the public wears a uniform or medals to which they are not entitled. It is not a new phenomenon. It is an offence under Sections 419 A and B...
  • Survey exposes discontent with veterans’ system

    January 2, 2020 by Stephen J. Thorne
    Nearly 60 per cent of respondents to an online survey conducted on behalf of Legion Magazine said the country’s veterans are poorly served by Veterans Affairs Canada. Almost 75 per cent, or 952, of 1,275 respondents to the non-scientific survey identified themselves as veterans. The...
  • Smallwood’s big vision

    December 17, 2019 by Don Gillmor
    It was 82 years late to the party, but in 1949, Newfoundland officially became part of Confederation, largely through the efforts of Joey Smallwood, a former pig farmer and journalist. After the Second World War, Britain was looking to save money and jettisoning Newfoundland as...
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    December 13, 2019 by Canvet Publications Ltd.
    2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War and the next issue of Canada’s Ultimate Story explores that pivotal year of victory. Help us choose the next cover for this milestone issue 1945 – Canada and the end of the...
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