Funding Announced to Address Wait Times for Veterans

The Minister of Veterans Affairs announced funding February 23 of $139.6 million over two years to extend temporary positions as part of action to reduce processing times for disability benefit applications at Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC). Between 2015-16 and 2019-20, VAC experienced a 40% increase in disability benefit applications, including an increase of more than 75% in first applications. In…

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