Report studies pain and suffering

While pleased with the increase in the New Veterans Charter (NVC) maximum disability award payment, the veterans ombudsman says the federal government now needs to recognize the non-economic effects on the most severely disabled veterans. “While no amount of money can provide full restitution,” said Veterans Ombudsman Guy Parent, “veterans who have suffered from...
  • COPA AWards Feature

    Legion Magazine wins digital publishing award

    January 18, 2017 by Legion Magazine
    Legion Magazine has won silver at the 2016 Canadian Online Publishing Awards (COPAs), presented by Masthead for the interactive, bilingual web experience, Blood in the Mud or Du Sang dans la Boue. The award, which was presented in Toronto on Nov. 7, was in the...
  • CFOne Card offers access to programs and discounts

    January 16, 2017 by Tom MacGregor
    Over the last two decades, numerous programs have been created for the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) community that never existed before, and now they can be accessed through the CFOne Card.  Whether they served for only one year or for 30 years or longer, veterans...
  • Military Ombudsman Feature 2
    The military ombudsman has called for changes that would eliminate Veterans Affairs Canada’s long vetting process each year for some new veterans. Of the 1,500 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members medically released annually, about 600 are released due to illnesses or injuries directly related to...
  • Poppy Drop Feature

    Virtual poppies drop on Hill

    January 12, 2017 by Legion Magazine
    Every night of the 2016 poppy campaign, people living in or visiting Ottawa were able to see a spectacular show of poppies being virtually dropped on the Parliament Buildings. From Oct. 28 to Nov. 11, between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m., images of 117,000 poppies...
  • vimy-feature

    VIMY RIDGE (100th Anniversary Special Issue) coming soon!

    January 11, 2017 by Legion Magazine
    Canada’s Ultimate Story continues with Vimy: The Birth of a Nation Coming soon to newsstands near you! February 6th, 2016 Our next special issue “VIMY” hits newsstands in February 2017. It has been said that Canada came of age with the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Legion Magazine...
  • janfeb-feature

    January/February issue now released!

    January 3, 2017 by Legion Magazine
    Our January/February 2017 issue is now available! Look for it in your mailbox or on newsstands today! What’s inside?   Rescue on the coast of Newfoundland: In February 1942, two U.S. ships ran aground on Newfoundland’s rugged Burin Peninsula during a brutal winter storm. Death...
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