Veterans Affairs Canada has been struggling to answer the thousands of phone calls it receives from current and former military personnel each month because of technical glitches, staff shortages and poor planning, newly released documents show.
The top bureaucrat at Natural Resources warned the minister last year about possible risks to the government's plan to use cyclotrons and linear accelerators to make a key medical isotope once the Chalk River reactor is shut down.
Fifty-eight per cent of respondents to the survey by Postmedia and research firm Mainstreet Technologies said they disapproved of plans to erect a memorial to victims of communism in Ottawa, while 50 per cent objected to a huge statue planned for Nova Scotia.
When police tracked down the cyclists, officers realized it was the Brazilian cycling team, in uniform, out getting some practice. The team had crossed Eastern Avenue near the Pan Am Games Athletes Village, saw a wide open ramp, and then found themselves heading northbound on the DVP.
Minto is a town in midwestern Ontario, Canada, on the Maitland River in Wellington County. Minto is the eastern terminus of Highway 9. It is named for Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 4th Earl of Minto; 8th Governor General of Canada.
The Town of Minto was formed in 1999 through the amalgamation of the Township of Minto, the Towns of Harriston and Palmerston, along with the Village of Clifford.