Government of Canada Increases Financial Support for Veterans

Date: March 23, 2017 Author: ocsco@ocsco.ca Categories: OCSCO News
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Submitted by Veterans Affairs Canada

Additional lump sum payment for all Veterans with a disability award.

The Government of Canada is delivering on its commitment to ensure that Veterans and their families are treated with care, compassion and respect.  Increasing the financial security of disabled Veterans, is the first foundational step in supporting mental health and well-being.

The Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence announced today that, all Veterans with a Disability Award from Veterans Affairs Canada will receive an additional, tax-free, lump sum payment. 

For press release, please go to: https://www.canada.ca/en/veterans-affairs-canada/news/2017/03/government_of_canadaincreasesfinancialsupportforveterans.html