Frequently Asked Questions

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What role does HKVCA play in assisting the Hong Kong veterans in achieving restitution for their treatment in World War II and post-war? As indicated in our mission and goals, HKVCA advocates on behalf of the Hong Kong veterans and widows to ensure they have access to all services provided by Veterans Affairs Canada. As HKVCA has charitable status, we cannot endanger that status by making political statements on behalf of our veterans. It should be noted that the Government of Canada paid an extraordinary benefit to Hong Kong veterans in 1998. Read more by visiting the Veterans Affairs Canada site. Once there, select the Search tool and enter the search terms "hong kong veterans payment".

It should also be noted that these veterans never held their assignment against the Canadian government nor did they ever seek any type of apology for it.

How many Hong Kong veterans are still living? See the membership table below and look at the "V" column.
I'm looking for information on a specific 'C' Force member. What's the best way to look it up?
  1. We have prepared custom individual reports on each 'C' Force member on our 'C' Force site. Visit the site's main page and type in the last name of the individual to launch the report.
  2. Our site search is a great way to see all mentions of a name on our site. This feature can be found at the top-right of most of our pages.
  3. If the above two options don't give you what you're looking for, please contact us using the link on this page, and we'll do our best to help.
I would like to join HKVCA - how do I do this? Please visit our Contacts page
How many people are members of HKVCA? Up to date as of March 2017
REGION

 

R

 

V

 

W

 

TOTAL

 

ATL 92 3 4 99
BC 40 1 25 66
ON 138 3 31 172
PR 181 3 35 219
QC 61 6 25 92
TOTAL 512 16 120 648

Legend:
V: Veteran
W: Widow
R: Regular

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I've found a broken link. Can you fix it? Please let us know about all broken links, as we take pride in keeping our site up to date. Unfortunately, external links are not under our control, but we do our best to monitor them and adjust our content when an external link is found to be broken.
I have information on a member of 'C' Force. How do I send it? If it's an image, it will need to be scanned, and then attached to an email. Documents can also be scanned, but if they are already in digital format, just attach the document files to an email. Send the email to the contact link which you'll find at the top-left of most of our pages. If you're not sure of the processes we've just described, feel free to contact us and we'll walk you through the steps.