Author: Class Action Counsel

Class proceeding certified

December 23, 2020

On December 23, 2020, the Federal Court issued an order certifying Manuge v Her Majesty the Queen as a class proceeding. Read the Order.


CBC: MacAulay says he wants to speed up missing pay for shortchanged veterans

March 2, 2019

CBC reports that Veterans minister says he’ll try to speed up repayments for department’s $165M accounting gaffe. Read the full story.


CBC: Ottawa could face four class-action lawsuits over $165M error at Veterans Affairs

February 21, 2019

CBC reports that botched accounting shortchanged more than 250,000 ex-military members. Read the full story.


CBC: Ottawa short-changed more than 270,000 veterans on pensions, disability payments

November 5, 2018

Read the full story.


Benefits Canada news item: Veterans owed $165 million due to accounting error in disability pensions

On November 5, 2018, Benefits Canada reported on the accounting indexation error by Veterans Affairs Canada that forms the basis for this class proceeding. Read the full story.


CTV: 270,000 veterans owed $165 million for disability pension error

On November 5, 2018, CTV news reported that the federal government confirmed that upwards of 270,000 veterans are affected by a calculation error affected disability pensions. Read the full story.


Important Documents

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Notice of Settlement Approval - Long Form Notice icon-download
Notice of Settlement Approval Hearing - Short Form Notice icon-download
Order and Reasons for Settlement Approval, 17 January 2024 icon-download
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Miscalculation of Disability Pensions Class Action Settlement

If you are a member or former member of the Canadian Armed Forces or the Royal Canadian Mounted Police – or a spouse, common law partner, or dependent of a veteran – and you received, at any time between 2002 and the present, certain disability benefits from Veterans Affairs Canada, you may be a member of the class. Eligible estates of persons who received these disability benefits may also be class members.

You were not required to opt-in to the action in order to be a class member. Please visit the Settlement website for claim forms and important information about the settlement process.