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  1. Kokanee

    VAC wait times

    My APSC claim from 01 Apr 19 was yesterday kicked to "claim withdrawn" status all by itself. When I inquired about this I was told "oh we're moving between claim systems, your claim was moved to the new system to expedit it"... I totally don't believe them.
  2. Kokanee

    Kingston thread - merged

    Sad to see them only going with one provider, back in the day I had Cogeco in the shacks and later on teksavvy which was PHENOMENAL!
  3. Kokanee

    Kingston thread - merged

    Which shacks?
  4. Kokanee

    APSC

    Here's a reply I received from VA in regards to why it's taking so long: "The Additional Pain and Suffering Compensation is a program that replaced our previous program called the Career Impact Allowance. At this time we are still processing claims for the Career Impact Allowance from February...
  5. Kokanee

    APSC

    Submitted on 01 APR 19, still @ Stage 1
  6. Kokanee

    VAC wait times

    Better yet, what otherwise unemployable VAC employee has been given this as a full time task? ;)
  7. Kokanee

    chronic pain claim advice

    Are you still serving or discharged? "I have no major evidence that the pain is from my military service" --> this is going to be a problem in regards to getting anything from VAC.
  8. Kokanee

    CAF Specialist Pay [Spec Pay]- All Trades [MERGED]

    It means that you have had to have completed the trades training, AND be Cpl or above.
  9. Kokanee

    VAC wait times

    Submitted a claim for APSC on 1st of April, and it's still in "Step 1". Nice to see VA is letting it age appropriately on someone's desk...
  10. Kokanee

    The Khadr Thread

    *lights fire* I'm still amazed that so many years later, there are people who can't wrap their heads around the fact that he was a child soldier when this all went down...
  11. Kokanee

    More than 6,700 veterans from Afghan war receiving federal assistance for PTSD

    I'm curious why a lot of the feedback here is "oh that number is way too high, must be scammers". Couldn't it in fact be that the war actually took a toll on people? This isn't anything new, PTSD is just a different name for "shell shock" etc from the 1st World War. The advent of...
  12. Kokanee

    VAC Return to Lifetime Pensions Discussion

    mine was scheduled for 29 april, now says 30 may...... seems they are fudging the timelines a bit.
  13. Kokanee

    VAC Return to Lifetime Pensions Discussion

    Yeah fair enough, it would save the government money too as they wouldn't have to administer so many transactions per month...
  14. Kokanee

    VAC Return to Lifetime Pensions Discussion

    There are people who are getting good sums monthly, it's not all $20/month...
  15. Kokanee

    Breaking: Justin Trudeau resigns. New revelations in SNC Lavalin case

    There is a special level of hell reserved for people who joke about Trudeau resigning; a level reserved for them, child molesters and people who talk at the movies. ;)
  16. Kokanee

    VAC Return to Lifetime Pensions Discussion

    site is now "down for maintenance" again.... Got to apply for APSC before it crashed though. It was super easy and took all of five minutes to hit a few buttons. Really like how they are streamlining the application process for benefits now.
  17. Kokanee

    VAC Return to Lifetime Pensions Discussion

    THe page is live, and decision letters are loaded. Got my notice.
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