Updates

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

November 5, 2018

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

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Updates

Radio-Canada : Anciens combattants – Ottawa veut régler une poursuite sur une erreur de 165 M$

January 19, 2021

Radio-Canada rapporte qu’une comptabilité bâclée a causé une perte financière chez plus de 250 000 anciens militaires. Cette erreur de 165 millions de dollars a commencé à affecter les vétérans en 2002 et a perduré pendant plusieurs années; ayant été identifiée pour la première fois qu’en 2010. Lire l’entièreté de l’article: Le gouvernement fédéral veut […]

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CBC: Federal Government in exploratory talks to settle class action lawsuit over Veterans Affairs $165M accounting error

CBC reports on recent steps by the federal government to address an accounting error by Veterans Affairs Canada regarding the calculation of disability awards and pensions. The $165 million accounting error, affecting over 250,000 veterans, began in 2002 and continued undetected until 2010. Read the full story:  Federal government looking to settle lawsuit over $165 […]

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Certificat d’attestation : Recours collectif

December 23, 2020

Le 23 décembre 2020, la Cour fédérale a émis une ordonnance attestant de l’existence d’une cause d’action valable et a autorisé l’action Manuge c. Sa Majesté la Reine comme recours collectif. Lire l ’ordonnance.

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Important Documents

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Register to participate in the class proceeding

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 dependant 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.