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Veterans face increasing wait times for mental-health support at government clinics

Jan 22 2021 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Internal reports prepared by Veterans Affairs Canada show Canadian veterans have been waiting longer and longer in recent years to access psychiatric services and other medical support at government-run clinics. The reports obtained by The Canadian Press through the access-to-information system are separate from the controversy surrounding the backlog of tens of thousands […]

Veterans face increasing wait times for mental-health support at government clinics

Jan 22 2021 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Internal reports prepared by Veterans Affairs Canada show Canadian veterans have been waiting longer and longer in recent years to access psychiatric services and other medical support at government-run clinics. The reports obtained by The Canadian Press through the access-to-information system are separate from the controversy surrounding the backlog of tens of thousands […]

Veterans face increasing wait times for mental-health support at government clinics

Jan 22 2021 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Internal reports prepared by Veterans Affairs Canada show Canadian veterans have been waiting longer and longer in recent years to access psychiatric services and other medical support at government-run clinics. The reports obtained by The Canadian Press through the access-to-information system are separate from the controversy surrounding the backlog of tens of thousands […]

Ombudsman slams new restrictions on mental-health support for veterans’ families

Jan 19 2021 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Canada’s veterans ombudsman is calling on the federal government to reverse recent restrictions on the provision of mental-health support to members of veterans' families who need treatment because of their loved one’s service in uniform. The demand from ombudsman Nishika Jardine is in a scathing report released Tuesday, one year after Ottawa imposed […]

Ombudsman slams new restrictions on mental-health support for veterans’ families

Jan 19 2021 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Canada’s veterans ombudsman is calling on the federal government to reverse recent restrictions on the provision of mental-health support to members of veterans' families who need treatment because of their loved one’s service in uniform. The demand from ombudsman Nishika Jardine is in a scathing report released Tuesday, one year after Ottawa imposed […]

Ombudsman slams new restrictions on mental-health support for veterans’ families

Jan 19 2021 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Canada’s veterans ombudsman is calling on the federal government to reverse recent restrictions on the provision of mental-health support to members of veterans' families who need treatment because of their loved one’s service in uniform. The demand from ombudsman Nishika Jardine is in a scathing report released Tuesday, one year after Ottawa imposed […]

Canada calls for Ugandan opposition to be set free, no plans to cancel UN mission

Jan 19 2021 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The Canadian government is “deeply concerned” about the political situation in Uganda but says it has no plans to stop deploying a military aircraft to the African nation, where it has been helping different United Nations peacekeeping missions. Uganda has been on edge following presidential elections last week that saw longtime president Yoweri […]

Canada calls for Ugandan opposition to be set free, no plans to cancel UN mission

Jan 19 2021 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The Canadian government is “deeply concerned” about the political situation in Uganda but says it has no plans to stop deploying a military aircraft to the African nation, where it has been helping different United Nations peacekeeping missions. Uganda has been on edge following presidential elections last week that saw longtime president Yoweri […]

Canada calls for Ugandan opposition to be set free, no plans to cancel UN mission

Jan 19 2021 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The Canadian government is “deeply concerned” about the political situation in Uganda but says it has no plans to stop deploying a military aircraft to the African nation, where it has been helping different United Nations peacekeeping missions. Uganda has been on edge following presidential elections last week that saw longtime president Yoweri […]