Detention Benefits

You may qualify for a tax-free lump sum detention benefit if you are a CAF member or CAF Veteran who, while serving in the Forces:

  • was detained by an enemy, opposing force or person or group carrying out a terrorist activity;
  • or
  • evaded capture or escaped from any power.

You can read more about this benefit in the "New Veterans Charter" Act at Justice Canada's Website.

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United States 1-888-996-2242 (toll-free)
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