Brandon, MB - Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris announced federal funding to improve access to the Royal Canadian Legion Brandon Branch 3. The Legion is receiving $50,000 through the Government of Canada's Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF) to improve accessibility for its members and the general public.Read more
Ottawa, ON - Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris applauded the decision by Canada's new Minister of Veterans Affairs, the Honourable Erin O'Toole, a Veteran himself, who announced two memorials will be created in the nation's capital to pay tribute to Canada's Afghanistan mission and to Victoria Cross recipients.Read more
Ottawa, ON - Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris marked the start of Mental Health Week in Canada by highlighting that mental health help is always there for Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel, Veterans and RCMP members who need it.
"It is important that we create awareness of Veterans' mental health care needs and to ensure a continuum of services exist to address their needs now and in the future," said Maguire. "I will continue to work closely with Westman Veterans and my colleagues in Ottawa to make significant investments to ensure that mental health programs and services are accessible for those who need them."
The Canadian Mental Health Association's (CMHA) Mental Health Week encourages people from all walks of life to learn, talk, reflect and engage others on issues relating to mental health and mental illness. CAF personnel and Veterans are encouraged to join in and to talk about mental health with their colleagues, friends and families.
Brandon, MB - On behalf of the Honourable Erin O'Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon- Souris, today honoured the Government of Canada's pledge to ensure that part-time Reserve Force Veterans have the support they deserve.Read more
Ottawa, ON - Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament commended Canada's Veterans Affairs Minister, the Hon. Erin O'Toole, for unveiling a proposed new financial benefit today aimed at providing financial stability to Veterans who are moderately to severely disabled and their families.Read more
OTTAWA -Today, Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris seconded the Honourable Laurie Hawn, PC, CD, MP for Edmonton Centre, Private Member's Bill entitled the Canadian Forces and Royal Canadian Mounted Police Former Members Personal Information Act.Read more
Our Government announced new measures today that will help move Veterans to the front of the line when it comes to hiring qualified Canadians for federal public service jobs.Read more
Larry Maguire Applauds Decision to Financially Assist Veterans Commemorate D-Day and the Battle of Normandy
OTTAWA - Larry Maguire, MP for Brandon-Souris welcomed the news from the Minister of Veterans Affairs in regards to the Government of Canada offering up to $2,000 per eligible Veteran of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy to attend 70th anniversary commemorative events in France on June 6, 2014. Read more
Everyone in southwestern Manitoba knows a veteran. I have met many neighbours who served with distinction in the World Wars, Korea, the Cold War and peacekeeping.Read more