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    How many have chosen the new PFL over a lump sum payment

    Investment of lump sum becomes taxable, but you are not losing 50% off what is given. Investments are only taxed if you sell them and even then only 50% of the gain at your marginal rate so max 25% ish
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    B.C. premier says he will lobby PM to enlist military for wildfire duty

    Why would FN youth want to work under colonialism?
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    National Truck Driver Shortage

    Hopefully the base commanders are smart enough to task from within the unit affected and if ops are too busy they can go after 4.
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    Transfer Value... buying an annuity?

    Are you releasing early? I thought all CAF pension options were immediate annuities? IMO the lump sum buyout is far too low when you consider the current interest rates.
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    National Truck Driver Shortage

    It is also a question of how deep are the members pockets. I find it embarrassing that a civilian is probably sitting there wondering why this person isn't getting off their butt and fixing the situation on their own rather than waiting until COB Monday for a possible answer. They probably...
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    National Truck Driver Shortage

    Furthermore, DND is not going to pay the buyers damages, so my focus would be in limiting that aspect.
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    National Truck Driver Shortage

    DND wouldn't take the liability if the MSE's loaded it either. I would like to think their unit would have enough respect to load everything professionally.
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    National Truck Driver Shortage

    Why wouldn't that persons unit/section step in and help pack load and get the stuff into storage to limit the losses?
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    National Truck Driver Shortage

    I was going to say exactly this.
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    Sexual Misconduct Allegations in The CAF

    Asked how often military assistants are hired outside Ottawa, Le Bouthillier said: "We have no formal record of such a situation."
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    Sexual Misconduct Allegations in The CAF

    The only assistant hired to work for the MND in their home riding is a person that worked for the MND as a reservist and worked within the same police orginization. Given a job after retiring early due to an inappropriate relationship with a subordinate. If this was 12 months ago, I would be...
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    Sexual Misconduct Allegations in The CAF

    I think the big tell in all of this is the following; this is the first instance where an Assistant has worked in the MP's home riding. From what I read, all Assistants have worked in Ottawa only.
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    Sexual Misconduct Allegations in The CAF

    You have two options, you go to mental health and layout why you need MELs and you remove yourself from the CoC, but may well fall within that CoC's responsibility. The second option is you VR and that completely removes you from the CoC. If you VR now, you too can be a part of the transition...
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    Sexual Misconduct Allegations in The CAF

    For this situation the General was informed of an investigation in March, but not the contents. The PHAC also knew, and remarked it will blow over and he can stay. In April the General heard rumours the complaint was sexual in nature, he reached out to tell the CAF and the A/CDS that the...
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