Veteran’s service cards to be reintroduced

The CAF is reintroducing cards, known as the NDI 75, as a veteran’s service card intended to acknowledge the service of members and to encourage an enduring affiliation with the CAF. The Legion has not yet received all of the details so the purpose of this article is to provide advance notice of the...
  • Serving You: March/April 2014

    March 1, 2014 by Legion Magazine
    Question: I am a Class A reservist and I sustained an injury on a training accident with the Canadian Armed Forces. I completed a CF 98 Report of Injury, Disease or Illness and am unable to work. Due to this injury, I could not complete...
  • Serving You: January/February 2014

    January 1, 2014 by Legion Magazine
    Question: My stepdad served in Britain, and is now a Canadian citizen and member of The Royal Canadian Legion. He has now been diagnosed with terminal cancer, and is under the impression that there are funds available from the Legion to help my mother pay...
  • Did You Know Service Officers Can Help You?

    November 1, 2013 by Legion Magazine
    Supporting A Veteran’s ID Card Question: I served nine and a half years in the Royal Canadian Air Force/Canadian Armed Forces. I would like to have a convenient identification (ID) card to prove my service but there is not one available to me, only a...
  • Did You Know Service Officers Can Help You?

    September 7, 2013 by Legion Magazine
    What Benefits Will Survivors Receive? Question: I am a veteran receiving a Canadian Forces Superannuation (CFSA) pension and I also receive a disability pension from Veterans Affairs Canada. What will my spouse be entitled to after my death? Response: In regards to the disability pension...
  • Did You Know Service Officers Can Help You?

    July 7, 2013 by Legion Magazine
    The Legion’s Service Bureau Network of professional service officers assists and represents still serving CF members, veterans, RCMP members and their families at all stages of the disability claims process with Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC), from the first application up to and including a Request...
  • Changes To The Veterans Independence Program

    May 7, 2013 by Legion Magazine
    Effective Jan. 1, veterans and other clients who receive support for housekeeping and grounds maintenance services through Veterans Affairs Canada’s (VAC) Veterans Independence Program (VIP) will receive two up-front payments per year instead of having to pay from their pocket and wait to be reimbursed....