Tag Archives: Member of Parliament

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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Rob Anders the latest injustice for Canadian veterans


This article is a repeat of The Toronto Star’s column by Tim Harper, March 6, 2012. BONNIE By Tim Harper National Affairs Columnist   OTTAWA There has been no shortage of ways in which Canada’s war veterans have been stripped … Continue reading

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Veterans in Parliament to support NDP motion to protect VAC from budget cuts witness gov’t. spin masters


The Canadian Press‘ Murray Brewster and CTV is in Ottawa following the debate in Parliament over the NDP motion to block budget cuts to VAC. They have to give fair and balanced reporting, which follows. After watching CSPAN, however, it is clear … Continue reading

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New Democrats repeat call for inquiry into Veterans Affairs


Today I received this note from Mike Blais with the attached NDP press release. I have nothing more to add because I agree with Mike. Pictured to the right is NDP Member of Parliament, Peter Stoffer, who repeats his call for an investigation … Continue reading

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Rookie Liberal MP gets federal Standing Committee to investigate $200 Million cuts to Veterans Affairs


Katy O’Malley, whose blog INSIDE POLITICS is carried by the CBC online, congratulates rookie Liberal MP Sean Casey for catching the Harper government asleep at the wheel — they didn’t show up in time to vote on the Standing Committee … Continue reading

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CFRA interview with Veterans Affairs Minister bodes grim tidings for war-ravaged veterans. CANADIANS, BE A PATRIOT. WALK THE WALK WITH YOUR VETERANS NOVEMBER 5, 2011


Veterans Affairs Minister Stephen Blaney’s radio interview on CFRA this morning certainly left disabled veterans more concerned than reassured. He ascertains, says the founder of the Canadian Veterans Advocacy group,  Michael L Blais CD, that “modern veterans are better served by the New Veterans … Continue reading

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Canadians, stand up for our veterans. Understand why they are protesting Nov. 5 and join them for the most crucial outspeak this country has ever experienced!


I am very pleased to post this call to arms by the founder of the Canadian Veterans’ Advocacy group, Michael L Blais CD. It’s time everyone pays attention to what he is telling you, because your sons and daughters, moms … Continue reading

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Oh Canada, what happened to you?


Kenneth Young brings us another set of questions to ponder . . . questions we all need to ask. BONNIE Dear Editors, Veterans and MPs, I have been trying to find the words on this subject for some time now. … Continue reading

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New Veteran Affairs Minister


Veteran Affairs Canada has announced the new minister on its website, and we must give him a chance to understand all the issues concerning veterans before he can address them. Here is the government announcement. BONNIE Departmental Officials The Honourable Steven Blaney … Continue reading

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


What Kenneth H. Young CD writes today is reminiscent of Jack Kennedy’s “Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country.” BONNIE    Show Canada You Care! How relevant is your VOTE? … Continue reading

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