Category: News

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. 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.


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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.

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