2019 Report Card

Status of Veterans Ombudsman Recommendations by Theme

Current as of June, 2019

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Theme iconLife Skills and Preparedness
Recommendation 2018 2019
It is recommended that the Minister of Veterans Affairs amend the Canadian Forces Members and Veterans Re-establishment and Compensation Regulations to ensure that all costs associated with post-secondary education are paid Implemented Implemented
It is recommended that the Department of Veterans Affairs Canada amend its policies relating to vocational rehabilitation and assistance to ensure that the Canadian Forces Members and Veterans Re-establishment and Compensation Regulations are liberally interpreted with regard to the cost and duration of an Individual Vocational Rehabilitation Plan Implemented Implemented
It is recommended that the Department of Veterans Affairs Canada amend its policies relating to vocational rehabilitation and assistance to ensure that the Canadian Forces Members and Veterans Re-establishment and Compensation Regulations are liberally interpreted to allow more flexibility for Veterans to acquire new skills and higher education while also taking into consideration the Veteran’s aptitude and motivation in the development of an Individual Vocational Rehabilitation Plan Implemented Implemented
Eliminating the time limit for surviving spouses to apply for vocational rehabilitation and assistance services Implemented Implemented
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