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  • Candles of Remembrance (Groesbeek, ) - December 24, 2021 December 24, 2021
    On the 24th December at The Canadian War Cemetery in Groesbeek Holland, 2,619 candles will be placed in the cemetery where a small ceremony to remember the war dead will be held. One candle will be placed on every grave in the cemetery.
    Government of Canada; Veterans Affairs Canada
  • Navan Remembrance Day Services (Navan, Ontario ) - November 11, 2021 November 11, 2021
    The Navan Remembrance Day Service at the Navan Cenotaph has been cancelled due to COVID19 restrictions. In its place the annual Remembrance Day services will be held online. You will be able to view a video of the services by going to the NCA website at www.navan.on.ca and following the link beginning on October 30th. In addition, wreaths […]
    Government of Canada; Veterans Affairs Canada
  • Battle of Passchendaele (N/A, Ontario ) - November 10, 2021 November 10, 2021
    Canadians have a proud history of bravely serving in the cause of peace and freedom over the years. A name from Canada's First World War military heritage that still stirs emotions is “Passchendaele.” On a muddy battlefield in northwest Belgium, Canadians overcame almost unimaginable hardships to win an impressive victory in the fall of 1917. […]
    Government of Canada; Veterans Affairs Canada
  • Remembrance Day Ceremony (Thetford Mines, Quebec ) - November 7, 2021 November 7, 2021
    Veterans, serving members, cadets and the residents of the greater Thetford Mines region will attend a Remembrance Day ceremony on November 7 at 13:30.  
    Government of Canada; Veterans Affairs Canada
  • Rucksack March for Remembrance (Arichat, Nova Scotia ) - November 6, 2021 November 6, 2021
    Rucksack March for Remembrance Charity fund raiser walk in support of Wounded Warriors Canada. Distances 3/5/8km Weighted Rucksack optional. Registration by Donation:  https://woundedwarriorscanada.akaraisin.com/ruckforremembrance/islemadame  
    Government of Canada; Veterans Affairs Canada
  • Special Remembrance Service for the fallen soldier who died on Canadian soil (Cobble Hill, British Columbia ) - October 22, 2021 October 22, 2021
    Remembering is not just for November 11th.  On Friday, October 22, the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #134 will specially honour those Canadian service men and women who perished while serving on Canadian soil. This date was selected to signify our respect to those who guard Canada, readily serving on a daily basis in the armed […]
    Government of Canada; Veterans Affairs Canada
  • 783(Calgary) Wing RCAFA Battle of Britain Commemoration (Calgary, Alberta ) - October 19, 2021 October 19, 2021
    A virtual commemoration of the 81st Anniversary of the Battle of Britain.
    Government of Canada; Veterans Affairs Canada
October 20, 2021

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Canada’s Veterans deserve better

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Mr. Speaker, like many Canadians, Veterans are now realizing that this Prime Minister said just about anything during the campaign to get elected. It’s this government’s record that has resulted in an increase of 50% for the backlogs of these cases. That’s on him and his government, nobody else’s. The Defence Ombudsman has made simple, easy recommendations to improve the transition of our Armed Forces Members onto the Veterans Affairs payroll, and this Prime Minister has yet to act on any of them. When will he start listening to the advice of experts and stand up for our Vets? The Right Honourable Prime Minister. Mr. Speaker, it’s fairly straightforward, what happened. So many Veterans had abandoned the idea of getting help under the previous government that now that we’re actually putting in place systems and benefits that they can access, reopening offices that they shuttered, more and more Veterans are coming forward to claim what this government and all governments owe them. This is a good thing Mr. Speaker. And what’s great is that we have been tooling up over the past years so that we can give all the Veterans who entitle it the- what they have. That Veterans be coming forward to claim their benefits—

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