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Government Law - Armed forces - Personnel - Conditions of service - Compensation and benefits

Thursday, November 24, 2016 @ 7:00 PM  

Appeal by a civilian employee of the Department of National Defence from the dismissal of his application for judicial review of a decision of the Veterans Review and Appeal Panel, in which the Panel found he was ineligible for an Exceptional Incapacity Allowance. The appellant was on duty when the plane in which he was a passenger crashed over the Northwest Territories. The appellant suffered severe injuries that left him a paraplegic and amputee. He also developed post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) following the crash. The appellant...