Soldiers' Aid Commission
- Children, Community and Social Services
315 Front Street, 4th Floor
- (416) 327-4674
- (416) 327-4379
- Soldiers’ Aid Commission Act, 2020 (opens a new window)
The Soldiers’ Aid Commission provides financial assistance to Ontario’s eligible Veterans and their families in financial need. The commission supplements support offered by the Royal Canadian Legion and Veterans Affairs Canada.The Commission is funded by the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services. The Commission may provide eligible applicants with up to $2,000 over a 12-month period per household for eligible expenses.
The board of directors of the Commission shall consist of at least three members and no more than 11 members appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council. The majority of the members of the board of directors shall consist of veterans or individuals who are either the parent, spouse, child or sibling of a veteran.
A member of the board of directors may be appointed to hold office for a term of up to three years at the pleasure of the Lieutenant Governor in Council and may be reappointed.
- The Commission shall meet regularly throughout the year and in any event no less than four times a year.
Appointees are eligible to receive eligible expenses as outlined in Ontario Public Service’s Travel, Meal and Hospitality Directive.
Appointments & Vacancies
|1.||Member (Part-Time)||COLIN ROWE||
18-Dec-2002 - N/A
|2.||Member (Part-Time)||HOMER BROOKS||
09-Jul-2008 - N/A
|3.||Member (Part-Time)||JOHN GREENFIELD||
04-Nov-2015 - N/A
|4.||Member (Part-Time)||JOHN STAPLETON||
14-May-2003 - N/A
|5.||Member (Part-Time)||KEN OSBORNE||
15-Nov-2017 - N/A
|6.||Member (Part-Time)||ROSEMARIE MCGUIRE||
21-Oct-2015 - N/A
|7.||Member (Part-Time)||SUSAN BEHARRIELL||
21-Oct-2015 - N/A
|8.||Member (Part-Time)||WILLIAM EARLE THOMAS||
25-Jun-2008 - N/A
|9.||Member (Part-Time)||FRANCIS COLTON||
13-May-2021 - 12-May-2024