The Trudeau government is promising billions of dollars to compensate dairy, egg and poultry farmers hurt by Canada's recent free-trade agreements — industries concentrated in vote-rich Quebec and Ontario.
Vice-Admiral Mark Norman's lawyer Marie Henein has called out Justice Canada for making what she says are "inaccurate" public statements about her client's high-profile case while conceding a delay in her attempts to get it tossed.
The federal victims' ombudsman says there are worrying gaps in proposed legislation around victims' rights in the military justice system — and that fixing them could make the system a shining example for the rest of the country.
Despite repeated promises to fix the mess, the number of veterans waiting to find out whether they qualify for disability benefits has continued to grow, and there are fears the turmoil will only worsen in the coming weeks.
The Canadian Forces are considering whether to recruit elite special-forces soldiers straight off the street rather than forcing them to follow the traditional route of first spending several years in the military.
Vice-Admiral Mark Norman's lawyer is threatening to call Gerald Butts and Privy Council clerk Michael Wernick to testify in open court if they don't produce a series of documents that she says are essential to defend her client.
When he was named on Friday, March 1, 2019, as Canada's latest minister of veterans affairs, Lawrence MacAulay was given the difficult task of sweetening the Trudeau government's relations with embittered veterans and selling the Liberals' controversial pension plan for those injured in uniform.
The Canadian military is reporting several victories in its four-year war on sexual misconduct in the ranks, but also some defeats along with signs of "fatigue" as some service members grow tired of the campaign.