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Welcome to Veterans Affairs Canada

If you are a current or former member of the CAF or RCMP, or a family member, we have targeted services and benefits to improve your well-being.

COVID-19 Update

We are gradually returning to the office to resume in-person service by appointment only. For more information, visit the Request an in-person appointment page.

You can continue to connect with us through My VAC Account secure messaging or by calling 1-866-522-2122.

Please visit COVID-19 information and assistance for Veterans or Remembrance activities to learn more about the effect of this pandemic on our services.

Services and benefits

Mental and physical health

Support and services related to your physical and mental health and wellness.

Financial programs and services

Support for your income, help making ends meet, emergency funding, and funding for organizations.

Education and jobs

Prepare for post-service life, training and education, and finding a job.

Housing and home life

Getting help at home, assistance with at-risk housing situations, death and bereavement.

Families and caregivers

Benefits and services for family, including survivors and caregivers.

Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)

Options available to you as a member or former member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

Remembrance

History, memorials, medals and decorations of those who served.

My VAC Account

A simple and secure way to do business online with Veterans Affairs Canada.

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Call for applications

The Veteran and Family Well-Being Fund is open for applications until 14 November 2022.

Remembrance Day & Veterans' Week

Service, Courage and Sacrifice – At home, around the world and across generations.

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Alerts

Temporary closure of Montreal area office

For security reasons, our office in Montreal will not be accessible during the 15th Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (from 7 to 19 December 2022). During this time, our employees will be available to provide services virtually via our toll-free line at 1-866-522-2122, through My VAC Account, or face to face on Microsoft Teams.


Submit a claim: Spieser v. Attorney General of Canada et al.

Claims can now be submitted for the Spieser v. Attorney General of Canada et al. class action regarding the contamination of groundwater by trichlorethylene (TCE) in Shannon, Quebec, where CFB Valcartier is located.

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Notice of Certification: Manuge et al. v. Her Majesty the Queen (Court File No. T-119-19).

The Federal Court has certified a class proceeding involving alleged underpayments of certain benefits administered by Veterans Affairs Canada and payable to members or former members of the Canadian Armed Forces or Royal Canadian Mounted Police and their spouses, common-law partners, survivors, and other persons.

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Notice of Certification: Jost v. Her Majesty the Queen

The Federal Court has certified a class proceeding involving delayed payment of certain Canadian Forces Superannuation Act pension benefits between 2007 and 2017.

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Solkin v. the Attorney General of Canada

There will be a hearing to approve a settlement in the class action Wolf William Solkin v. the Attorney General of Canada. For more information, please read this notice.


Disability pension corrective payment

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Notice of Determination: Class action regarding calculation of (SISIP) Long Term Disability benefits

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Articles for Veterans and families

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