Updates

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.

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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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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.