OTTAWA—The federal Conservatives yesterday cited an itemized list of Liberal-approved expenditures to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as they demanded he apologize for saying some veterans want more than the government can afford.
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OTTAWA—Joshua Boyle, the former Afghanistan hostage who now finds himself behind bars in Canada and facing a battery of serious criminal charges, will have to wait at least a few more days to find out if he'll be released on bail.
OTTAWA—The Trudeau government's long-awaited plan to provide lifelong disability pensions to veterans has been met with confusion and frustration from many of those it is expected to help.
Veterans Affairs minister Seamus O'Regan unveiled the new pension plan yesterday—more than two years after the Liberals promised it during the last federal election and only days before Christmas.
OTTAWA—A group of veterans yesterday vowed to keep fighting the federal government after the B.C. Court of Appeal rejected their landmark legal effort to win back lifelong disability pensions for former members of the military.
OTTAWA—The Trudeau government is facing calls to produce its long-awaited plan to help homeless veterans in Canada after their plight received only a passing mention in the Liberals' new national housing strategy.
VANCOUVER—Canada inched closer to a much-anticipated return to peacekeeping yesterday as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau offered the UN badly-needed soldiers, equipment, and a fresh feminist perspective on peace missions.
OTTAWA—Hidden away somewhere on Parliament Hill is the bronzed relief of Lt.-Col. Samuel Sharpe.
Finished two years ago, the sculpture appeared destined for a spot in the foyer outside the House of Commons to commemorate the former MP and recognize all Canadian veterans struggling with psychological injuries.
OTTAWA—Lesley Barron Kerr doesn't remember the last time she saw the Victoria Cross that her great-grandfather, Colin Barron, received for heroism at the Battle of Passchendaele.
But she's hoping to hold it again soon.
OTTAWA—Federal Conservatives yesterday called for the Trudeau government to start talks with U.S. about joining its ballistic-missile shield, after their own party refused to do that during its decade in power.
OTTAWA—The federal government is promising to improve the services and support available to military personnel and veterans in hopes of cutting down the number of suicides among those who have served in uniform.