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Dr. Remington Nevin has chapter on Mefloquine and PTSD published


We now have expert confirmation of the horrors so many are suffering from the after effects of the anti-malaria drug, mefloquine or Lariam. If you go to Dr. Nevin’s web site, you can download the chapter in pdf format. http://www.RemingtonNevin.com/site/publications.htmlContinue reading

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Veteran’s full letter to PM to probe abusive review and appeal board


The following is a full copy of the letter Harold Leduc recently wrote to the prime minister. In an earlier article written by the Canadian Press’ Murray Brewster, only a portion of it was quoted. In light of today’s story … Continue reading

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Chairman of Veteran’s Review and Appeal Board Hides from Controversy?


A follow-up piece by Murray Scott on VRAB’s treatment of vets and colleages on their own Board. BONNIE By Murray Scott One has to wonder where Chairman Larlee of the Veteran’s Review and Appeal Board (VRAB) and his Henchman are hiding out. Has he … Continue reading

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Veteran pleads with Harper to probe leaky, abusive review and appeal board


This article is reposted from THE WINNIPEG FREE PRESS. BONNIE By: Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press Posted: 03/7/2012 4:41 PM | Last Modified: 03/7/2012 5:31 PM   OTTAWA – A long-standing member of Canada‘s embattled veterans review board is appealing to … Continue reading

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Conservatives lob serious breach over heads of Canadians in Veterans Affair Committee


We can trust the Harper Government to be Harperites, but not everybody is ready to roll over and play dead. BONNIE   MP Foote Concerned about Conservative Cover-Up at Veterans Affairs Committee Posted on February 16, 2012   MP Foote … Continue reading

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Another open letter to our Veterans Affairs Minister re: inadequacies of Public Services Health Care Plan


Ken is a staunch supporter of the CVA and at his own expense traveled from BC to Ottawa on November 5th to speak out against the government’s treatment of veterans and their families exposed to Agent Orange in Gagetown over decades, … Continue reading

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Veterans Affairs breaks promise to veteran who went on hunger strike last fall


Ah, the hyprocisy! While good public relations for Veterans Affairs Canada makes the bureacracy appear to be doing more for claimants, the truth hurts. Mike Blais, founder and president of the Canadian Veterans Advocacy, once more writes to the Minister of Veterans … Continue reading

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DISCUSSION ON THE PROPOSED CHANGES TO THE NEW VETERANS CHARTER REGULATIONS


8 August 2011  To: Hon. Steven Blaney Minister of Veterans Affairs   Suzanne Levesque Director, Cabinet & Legislative Affairs Veterans Affairs Canada   CWO Guy Parent Veterans Ombudsman Reference A:  “Regulations Amending the Canadian Forces Members and Veterans Re-establishment and … Continue reading

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We can outsmart a “divide and conquer” strategy


After the Canadian Veterans National Rendezvous in Niagara Falls, which was highly successful and fun, our intrepid Kenneth Young came back with these thoughts — BONNIE Big Brother has spoken by Cpl. Kenneth H Young CD (ret) I believe that … Continue reading

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Veterans begin to submit their personal stories of inadequate government treatment


To the Honourable Minister of Veterans Affairs Steven Blaney: When Fabien Melanson was on his hunger strike recently, I invited veterans who have not had their cases properly reviewed to submit stories about their problems. This story was submitted to me … Continue reading

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