CATEGORIES

(2018,
issue 4)

Holding CAF members within the military family until their benefits and access to services are in place is just common sense, notes a report from the Senate Subcommittee on Veterans Affairs entitled Professionalizing the Transition.

(2018,
issue 4)
BY WOLF WILLIAM SOLKIN
A letter to FrontLine

A 95-year-old Canadian Army veteran of World War Two goes public with his account of conditions at the veteran's hospital where he lives. He details how the level of care has disintegrated over the past 2-year period.

(2018,
issue 3)

The Liberal pledge to overhaul pensions for Veterans was a key campaign promise in 2015, but veterans won’t see any changes until next year, and the benefits are significantly less than promised. However, access to education and support could prove incredibly valuable.

(2018,
issue 2)

George Sweanor (98), a retired RCAF Squadron Leader, was met by members of 419 Tactical Fighter (Training) Squadron at the Colorado Springs Airport following the unit’s training mission in El Centro, California.

Red-button issue:
(2018,
issue 1)
BY HUDSON ON THE HILL

The concept of a “social covenant” is being taken to the Supreme Court of Canada. The BC Court of Appeal decided this solemn obligation does not exist – what will the Supreme Court have to say? Stay tuned.

(2018,
issue 1)
BY CHRIS MACLEAN

Canadians accept the ethical responsibility to care for those who have been broken (mentally, physically or both) after being sent into harm’s way to serve the government’s will. The question is, will the courts acknowledge and legislate this moral imperative? The time has come to end this debate and do the right thing.

Fighting the Battle for Canada’s Veterans
(2018,
issue 1)

Through its mission to improve the lives of all amputees, including children, The War Amps works to protect the rights of amputee veterans across Canada.

(2018,
issue 1)
BY NICOLA DAVIES

There are five different types of PTSD, three levels of severity, and as many variations of treatment as there people suffering debilitating effects.

Top Defence Capability Leaders 2018
(2018,
issue 0)

From naval innovation to renewable energy, and autonomous systems to cyber security, the company now has more than 950 highly skilled and experienced Canadian employees.

(2017,
issue 5)
BY RICHARD BRAY

A follow up on the efforts being made to improve mental health and reduce the suicide rate in the Canadian Forces.

Soldier On Invictus Games
(2017,
issue 3)

Soldier On uses the Invictus Games to help rehabilitate soldiers deal with and overcome injuries in a positive manner.

(2017,
issue 1)

Numerous new programs have been created to offer a wide variety of benefits to serving and veteran members.

Top Defence Capabilities 2017
(2017,
issue 0)

Business groups include: Land Communications, Airborne Mission Systems, Underwater Warfare and Public Safety and Security Solutions to equip and protect military and first responders.

(2016,
issue 6)
BY FRONTLINE

“Who’s Where” and “Industry Notes”. General Belzile (1933-2016)

(2016,
issue 3)
BY CASEY BRUNELLE

WWII Spitfire and Hurricane pilot epitomizes the dedication and humility of wartime service.

(2016,
issue 2)
BY HUDSON ON THE HILL

Why does military procurement take up only 4 of the 269 pages in the federal budget for 2016?

Perley and Rideau Veteran's Health Care Centre
(2015,
issue 4)
BY KEN POLE

The Perley and Rideau Veteran's Health Care Centre is examining its funding options.

(2015,
issue 4)

The power of sport and camaraderie can rekindle a joie de vivre in PTSD sufferers

(2015,
issue 1)
BY HUDSON ON THE HILL

FrontLine readers are, no doubt, aware of the numerous critiques of the Government’s support, administration and care of those who serve our nation in uniform. Will the new trio of heavy hitters be able to reset the much-criticized portfolio of Veterans Affairs Canada?

Guy Parent - Veterans Ombudsman
(2014,
issue 4)
BY KEN POLE

The Office of the Veterans Ombudsman continues its efforts to resolve issues between veterans and VAC, protecting the interests of approximately 800,000 Canadian veterans and retired RCMP officers.

(2014,
issue 4)

Canada's commitment to the war effort was a whole-of-country response.

(2013,
issue 4)
BY LOUISE MERCIER-JOHNSON

In Afghanistan, reservists fought shoulder to shoulder with Regular Force soldiers. Why does the system treat them differently when they return to Canada?

(2013,
issue 4)

Combating PTSD: Military veterans and their options.

(2013,
issue 4)

Just one homeless Veteran on the streets is one too many, and while we are dedicated to helping provide a smooth transition from military to civilian life for our brave men and women who have served, we know that some former service personnel find themselves homeless in their civilian lives.

(2013,
issue 4)
BY RICHARD BRAY

After a decade of combat in Afghanistan, some Canadian veterans who suffered psychological injuries are still fighting to get the help they need to recover.

(2005,
issue 5)

First Nations, Métis and Inuit people who gave their lives in wartime will be honoured during events in Europe this fall.

(2004,
issue 2)
BY DAVE BROWN

How would you summarize the Typhoon as an aircraft? 

(2004,
issue 2)
BY PATRICK DOWSETT

The current state of Canada's air mobility fleet is an area of concern. The renewal of our air-to-air refuelling role will greatly enhance the contribution that our air mobility and fighter forces can make in the implementation of the Government’s foreign and domestic policy goals.

(2004,
issue 1)
BY CHRIS MACLEAN

Welcome to the new FrontLine. This new magazine brings together many well-known writers and industry experts to offer another voice on the defence and enforcement scene. With the Canadian public becoming more and more aware of the issues and challenges in this sector, we certainly believe there is a need for this new publication.

(2004,
issue 1)
BY DON SISSON

Memories of the horrific treatment of Allied veterans by Eastern Block communist nations after the Second World War.

(2004,
issue 1)
BY DAVE BROWN

In almost 40 years in journalism I've interviewed hundreds of veterans who have put in time at the point of the wartime spear and I marvel at their ability to have survived the experience and still appear normal.