Updates

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

January 19, 2021

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 million error in veterans benefits

Updates

Défense déposée le 30 juillet 2021

July 30, 2021

Le procureur général du Canada a déposé une défense dans ce recours collectif. Vous pouvez consulter le document et tous les documents judiciaires relatifs à cette affaire ici.

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Statement of Defence filed July 30, 2021

The Attorney General of Canada has filed a statement of defence in this class action. You can view the document and all court documents in relation to this matter here.

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Avis de certification publié le 30 juillet 2021

Vous pouvez trouver l’avis de certification et le formulaire de retrait ici:  https://vetspensionerror.ca/fr/documents-judiciaires/

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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.