Andy Irwin (RCN Ret.).
V for the Veterans
...to whom we owe a debt.
- What is the definition of a veteran?
- When did Canada recognize the need to consider their importance?
- What Government department is responsible for the wellbeing of Canada's veterans?
- Who is the Minister?
- Where is the Ministry located?
Choose one topic:
- Research and report on the factors that caused the Canadian Government to establish a department to address the needs of returning military personnel.
- Research and report on the kinds of needs that returning military personnel have upon re-entering civilian life.
- Research and report on the Ministers who have held the post of Veteran's Affairs and identify an accomplishment they achieved during their term of office.
- Research and report on the responsibilities of building and maintaining the monuments that remind Canadians of our debt to veterans.
- Choose one local War memorial in your community and report on its significance to the community and nation.
For research resources, see the resources page.