The Veterans Justice Outreach Initiative in Nova Scotia is presently focused on alternatives to traditional court proceedings, such as Mental Health Courts, where applicable. This program is modelled after a successful program that has been operating in the United States since 2009. The program incorporates the Veterans military experience into decisions regarding Veterans in conflict with the law and promotes and facilitates referrals to Mental Health Courts.
The Visitor Education Centre at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial will officially open on April 8, 2017, as part of events marking the 100th anniversary of the First World War and the Battle of Vimy Ridge
The Disability Award provides injured Canadian Armed Forces members or Veterans with a one-time, tax-free payment for the pain and suffering associated with an injury or illness resulting from military service.