The president of the Metis National Council is urging the federal government to formally recognize the contribution of Metis veterans in the Second World War before it is too late for remaining survivors to find redress and get post-war benefits.
A U.S. soldier who lost all four of his limbs while serving in Afghanistan is looking to help others with war injuries continue their healing at a retreat. Army Staff Sgt. Travis Mills says support from his family aided his recovery and he's looking to help others.
Veterans advocates in Nova Scotia are blasting the federal government for its inaction on a promise to re-introduce life-long pensions for those injured in uniform, and say the provinces aren't doing enough to fight for needed health care resources.