National Newswatch

Federal help to cover veterans’ funeral costs not reaching some families: audit

Jul 18 2017 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The families of some recently deceased veterans may not be getting the help paying for funerals that they deserve, an internal government audit has found, prompting a renewed commitment to outreach by the federal government. The Veterans Affairs audit was looking at a program that helps pay the costs of burying veterans who died because of their […]

Federal help to cover veterans’ funeral costs not reaching some families: audit

Jul 18 2017 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The families of some recently deceased veterans may not be getting the help paying for funerals that they deserve, an internal government audit has found, prompting a renewed commitment to outreach by the federal government. The Veterans Affairs audit was looking at a program that helps pay the costs of burying veterans who died because of their […]

Federal help to cover veterans’ funeral costs not reaching some families: audit

Jul 18 2017 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The families of some recently deceased veterans may not be getting the help paying for funerals that they deserve, an internal government audit has found, prompting a renewed commitment to outreach by the federal government. The Veterans Affairs audit was looking at a program that helps pay the costs of burying veterans who died because of their […]

Military’s sexual misconduct call centre to go 24/7 despite staffing struggles

Jul 16 2017 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The military's sexual misconduct response centre is poised to make the long-awaited jump to round-the-clock service, despite what its new director admits have been struggles finding and keeping enough staff. The call centre was opened in September 2015 upon the recommendation of former Supreme Court justice Marie Deschamps after she uncovered a highly […]

Military’s sexual misconduct call centre to go 24/7 despite staffing struggles

Jul 16 2017 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The military's sexual misconduct response centre is poised to make the long-awaited jump to round-the-clock service, despite what its new director admits have been struggles finding and keeping enough staff. The call centre was opened in September 2015 upon the recommendation of former Supreme Court justice Marie Deschamps after she uncovered a highly […]

Military’s sexual misconduct call centre to go 24/7 despite staffing struggles

Jul 16 2017 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The military's sexual misconduct response centre is poised to make the long-awaited jump to round-the-clock service, despite what its new director admits have been struggles finding and keeping enough staff. The call centre was opened in September 2015 upon the recommendation of former Supreme Court justice Marie Deschamps after she uncovered a highly […]