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Are you a veteran with dual entitlement?

A veteran with dual entitlement is someone who has been (or may be) granted disability entitlement under both the Pension Act and the New Veterans Charter (NVC). The combined disability pension and disability award(s) paid to veterans with dual entitlement cannot exceed 100 per cent of the disability evaluation. For some veterans, it may be...
  • First World War Casualty Rates (Infographic)

    November 7, 2017 by Legion Magazine
    Lest We Forget. Legion Magazine has designed an infographic to help show the estimated casualty rate per country in the First World War. Infographic designed by Julia Paddick.  Have you seen the latest issue of Canada’s Ultimate Story, available in our online...
  • O’Regan named minister

    November 6, 2017 by Legion Magazine
    Taking over the portfolio midway through his government’s first term, new Minister of Veterans Affairs Seamus O’Regan has miles to go and promises to keep. First elected in 2015 as member of Parliament for the riding of St. John’s South-Mount Pearl in Newfoundland and Labrador,...
  • Their names live on

    November 3, 2017 by Tom MacGregor
    Story and photography by Tom MacGregor I found the name I was looking for on the Menin Gate Memorial to the Missing in Ypres, Belgium, along the stairway where moments earlier school groups and regimental representatives had placed wreaths. The name, under the 44th Battalion...
  • Work to do

    November 3, 2017 by Legion Magazine
    Seamus O’Regan, the former television host from Newfoundland and Labrador, was appointed as Canada’s Minister of Veterans Affairs on Aug. 28, replacing Kent Hehr. There have been some important changes to the New Veterans Charter since the last election that will improve the lives of...
  • November/December 2017 issue now available!

    October 30, 2017 by Legion Magazine
    What’s inside?   THE HALIFAX EXPLOSION A collision between two ships in Halifax Harbour in 1917 sets off an explosion unrivalled until the atomic bomb THE WOUNDED These Canadian soldiers wounded in Afghanistan returned home to face the fight of their lives THE CINDERELLA CAMPAIGN...
  • Canada’s man in Havana

    October 16, 2017 by John W Graham
    The story of a young Canadian diplomat spying on the Soviets in Cuba on behalf of the CIA with the blessing of our prime minister is improbable, but no more so than its context. This was the Cuban missile crisis of 1962, when the world...
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