's recommendations include the appointment of VRAB members on a permanent basis until age 70.
For our western readers: The Calgary branch of the Canadian Association of Veterans in UN Peacekeeping (CAVUNP
) will conduct ceremonies on the same date in Peacekeeping Park and Buffalo Park.
I'd like to add that much of my "Old Guard" ideas come from the Royal Cana-dian Legion as well as the National Council of Veterans Associations in Canada; the Army, Navy and Air Force Veterans in Canada; CAVUNP
; Billy Willbond (of I CROSS); Canadian Veterans Advocacy and several others.
Ron Griffis from Canadian Veterans of UN Peacekeeping (CAVUNP
) has informed me that this special event will again be commemorated in Bass River, Nova Scotia, on May 27.
works hard for veterans, and includes members of the armed forces as well as police officers who have proudly sported the blue beret (and, indeed, some veterans who took part in UN peacekeeping activities before the distinctive headgear was instituted).
He served many years as president of the Canadian Association of Veterans of United Nations Peacekeeping (CAVUNP
I was at the Empress Hotel in Victoria to see Bobby Collins, president of the Mark Isfeld Memorial Chapter of CAVUNP
, receive the award for his work with veterans over many years.
Mark Isfeld Memorial Chapter of CAVUNP
(Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping) continues to send Izzy Dolls to peacekeeping missions thereby ensuring Mark's and Carol's legacy, through ICROSS Canada.