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2014-07-18 16:24:01

LISTOWEL, ON, July 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, joined Canadians of all ages this evening at the 158(th) Listowel Agricultural Fair, where he spoke at the opening ceremony. The event, which marks the 100(th) anniversary of the First World War as well as the 100(th) anniversary of the Listowel Agricultural Hall, was also attended by the Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of National Defence. Formerly named the Armouries, the Listowel...

2014-07-17 20:23:49

LISTOWEL, ON, July 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, joined Canadians of all ages this evening at the 158(th) Listowel Agricultural Fair, where he spoke at the opening ceremony. The event, which marks the 100(th) anniversary of the First World War as well as the 100(th) anniversary of the Listowel Agricultural Hall, was also attended by the Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of National Defence. Formerly named the Armouries, the Listowel...

2014-06-07 12:20:16

Minister Fantino joins Veterans to honour those who served during D-Day and the Battle of Normandy NORMANDY, France, June 7, 2014 /CNW/ - It has been an emotional week for Canadian Veterans who returned to Normandy, France, to mark the 70(th) anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy. Almost 100 Canadian Veterans from the campaign visited former battlefields to pay their respects to fallen comrades, and reflect on their massive accomplishment that helped signal the...

2014-03-13 23:00:05

In an amended lawsuit filed Tuesday against the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, a former employee who is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and a Coalition For Change, Inc. (C4C) member, tells of alleged discrimination, retaliation, destruction of veterans’ patient records and how the Office of Special Counsel (OSC), an agency which is supposed to protect federal employees from reprisal for whistleblowing, failed to take action. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 The lawsuit, filed in...


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