Government announces deployed CAF and police personnel to receive exemption from federal income taxesCANEX donates $100,000 to Military Family Services’ Volunteers’ Recognition Program (VOREP)The Government of Canada approves a grandfather clause in hardship and risks to members deployed on Operation IMPACTMarking National Family Caregiver DayIs the Government set to offer lifetime pensions in federal budget?
All members deployed on international operations, regardless of the hardship and risk score, will be exempted from federal income taxes, according to a new government proposal announced on May 18 by Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan, Finance Minister Bill Morneau, and Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale. “When our women and men in uniform deploy internationally, they...Read more
Volunteers are the backbone of Canadian communities and the military community is no exception. To recognize the selfless contributions of volunteers within the military community, CANEX once again made its annual $100,000 contribution to the Military Family Services’ Volunteers’ Recognition Program (VOREP) during this year’s National Volunteer Week. The funding provided by CANEX to Military Family Services...Read more
After months of waiting and public outcry, the Government of Canada has approved the grandfather clause in hardship and risk levels for Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members deployed on Operation IMPACT in Arifjan and Ali Al Salem in Kuwait. CAF members currently deployed to Ali Al Salem will now have their tax-exempt status until Aug. 16,...Read more
More than eight million Canadians, or one in four, today have taken on the role as caregiver, resulting in unpaid labour equalling $25 billion. To recognize the selfless contributions of Canada’s caregivers, the first Tuesday of April is designated as National Family Caregiver Day. This year’s theme “Caring at Home-Recognizing Caring Canadians,” draws attention to the millions...Read more
The government is set to commit in Wednesday’s federal budget to offer disabled veterans the option of a lifetime pension by the end of the year, according to the Canadian Press. This move coincides with the Liberal party’s promise in the 2015 election to bring back the life pensions for injured veterans. Lifetime pensions were once offered...Read more