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Why do we need to vote?


It is with special privilege that I repost a blog under A VETERAN’S VOICE by Wolf William Solkin found on Canadian Veterans’ Advocacy web site. Wolf is a World War II veteran, currently residing at St. Ann’s hospital in Montréal. … Continue reading

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WE CHALLENGE OUR GOVERNMENT’S POSITION ON MEFLQOUINE


Getting help for veterans and citizens suffering from the adverse effects of mefloquine or Lariam is the government’s responsibility to right the suffering its mandatory position has caused. Continue reading

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Canadian Veterans 2nd National Day of Protest 2011 an outstanding success!!


By Michael L Blais CD Founder/President, Canadian Veterans Advocacy   SUMMARY REPORT Team Fredericton mounted a charge with 40 dedicated veterans and supporters. Their efforts attracted the attention of four television stations, three radio stations, four newspapers with a collective … Continue reading

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Veteran’s letter to general public and VAC: WHAT IT REALLY MEANS TO SUPPORT TODAY’S CANADIAN VETERANS


Murray Scott of Edmonton, Alberta, often comments on Homecoming Vets posts, so I have invited him to talk about his deepest concerns for our veterans. He began his military career as a cadet, went on to join the army and severely injured … Continue reading

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The World recognizes our veterans as heroes. Why can’t we?


Gary Zwicker of Halifax wrote the following article, which appeared in the Chronicle Herald August 10, 2011. It reminds us that our veterans are heroes, not burdens. Gary is the leader of the Halifax protest for the second annual Canadian … Continue reading

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Canadian Veterans’ protest growing with more gov’t.-broken promises–add your voice to their voice–one standard of care for all wounded–join their rally in Ottawa


Once again, our government has failed to deliver on its rhetoric and we must call on all Canadians, wherever you live, to stand beside the men and women who have served our country on our behalf. Michael L Blais CD, Founder-President, Canadian … Continue reading

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All Canadian national parties are adding veterans’ issues to campaign promises


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NEW SERIES: The Canada Our Vets Want to Build — Their Fight for Rights and Compassioned Treatment POST FIFTEEN


Stephen Harper was anxious to win a majority through the first two elections. In March, he set up the opposition deliberately to force a non-confidence vote that has called the upcoming election because this time he is even more anxious … Continue reading

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NEW SERIES: The Canada Our Vets Want to Build — Their Fight for Rights and Compassioned Treatment POST FOURTEEN


In today’s post, Kenneth H. Young looks at all the parties running in the upcoming election. As I read it, one thing stands out. I am reminded that I, like everyone else, have been taken in by the renaming of the Alliance Party, whose leader was Stephen … Continue reading

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NEW SERIES: The Canada Our Vets Want to Build — Their Fight for Rights and Compassioned Treatment POST THIRTEEN


In this posting, Kenneth H. Young carries on asking the country how you can turn your eyes and ears away from what is going on in front of you. BONNIE Contempt of Parliament and now an outright insult to the … Continue reading

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