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Veterans to expect increased wait times with Veterans Affairs ClaimsGovernment agencies partner to create online transition tool for CAF personnelCAF Modernizes the Relocation Services ProgramVets Canada sets stage to raise money for guitarsPrince’s Operation Entrepreneur launches Buy From a Veteran Campaign

Veterans to expect increased wait times with Veterans Affairs Claims

Frustration is mounting amongst many of Canada’s Veterans who are being forced to wait an unprecedented amount of time to receive word on their benefit applications due to a backlog of applications with Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC), according to an internal departmental report. According to the report, first-time Disability Benefits applications processed within the mandated time...
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Government agencies partner to create online transition tool for CAF personnel

The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) have partnered together for the first steps in responding to veterans and CAF members concerns about the transition process through the creation of MNET. MNET, short for Military Occupational Structure ID (MOSID) to National Occupational Classification (NOC) Equivalency Tool, is an online career transition tool that...
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CAF Modernizes the Relocation Services Program

This posting season, families can expect to see changes from how they interact with their relocation advisor to how they receive advances to cover relocation costs, thanks to the new relocation service delivery model rolled out by the Canadian Armed Forces. Launched on Dec. 1, 2017, one of the major changes under the new relocation model...
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Vets Canada sets stage to raise money for guitars

The dynamic and impactful non-profit, Veterans Emergency Transition Services (VETS Canada), is just days away from the Play Your Part 2017 Songwriters’ Circle, its first annual concert of this scale. An official part of Veterans Affairs Canada’s (VAC) Remembrance Week events, Play Your Part 2017 will take place on Nov. 10 at the Algonquin Commons Theatre. The...
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Prince’s Operation Entrepreneur launches Buy From a Veteran Campaign

The first Canadian campaign to support veteran-owned businesses was launched by Prince’s Operation Entrepreneur (POE) on Nov. 1, just in time for Remembrance Day.

“At this time of year Canadians are proud to honour the sacrifices made by our veterans, but they also want to be able to support their entrepreneurial ventures after...

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