Progress Report on Recommendations: On the Homefront: Assessing the Well-being of Canada's Military Families in the New Millennium

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cogs icon 18 Recommendations Made

check icon 18 Recommendations Accepted

check icon 6 Recommendations Implemented

minus circle icon 10 Recommendations Partially Implemented

remove active icon 2 Recommendations Not Implemented

clock o icon Up-to-date as of 2018-02-01

Status of Recommendations

Recommendation 1

Establish a modern definition of military family.

Status: Accepted check icon Partially Implemented minus circle icon

Recommendation 2

Maintain current level of support to military families.

Status: Accepted check icon Implemented check icon

Recommendation 3

Fully implement the CF Family Covenant throughout the DND/CF.

Status: Accepted check icon Implemented check icon

Recommendation 4

Communicate more effectively with military families.

Status: Accepted check icon Implemented check icon

Recommendation 5

Modernize the Military Family Services Program.

Status: Accepted check icon Partially Implemented minus circle icon

Recommendation 6

Reinforce the central frontline role of Military Family Resource Centres.

Status: Accepted check icon Partially Implemented minus circle icon

Recommendation 7

Formalize the approach to provincial and territorial engagement.

Status: Accepted check iconcheck icon Not Implemented remove active icon

Recommendation 8

Continue to exploit partnership opportunities.

Status: Accepted check icon Implemented check icon

Recommendation 9

Institute grandfathering of military family support policy changes.

Status: Accepted check icon Not Implemented remove active icon

Recommendation 10

Modernize recruiting practices vis-à-vis families.

Status: Accepted check icon Implemented check icon

Recommendation 11

Promote more extensive and independent research.

Status: Accepted check icon Implemented check icon

Recommendation 12

Modernize CF relocation policies and procedures.

Status: Accepted check icon Partially Implemented minus circle icon

Recommendation 13

Modernize programs and services to reduce the challenges caused by operational deployments.

Status: Accepted check icon Partially Implemented minus circle icon

Recommendation 14

Develop a national employment strategy to assist spouses/partners.

Status: Accepted check icon Partially Implemented minus circle icon

Recommendation 15

Assist military families to obtain better access to healthcare.

Status: Accepted check icon Partially Implemented minus circle icon

Recommendation 16

Provide suitable, accessible and affordable military housing, and facilitate home ownership.

Status: Accepted check icon Partially Implemented minus circle icon

Recommendation 17

Further support families in providing a healthy environment in which to raise their children.

Status: Accepted check icon Partially Implemented minus circle icon

Recommendation 18

Empower military families in achieving short- and long-term financial well-being.

Status: Accepted check icon Partially Implemented minus circle icon

Definitions

Accepted

DND/CAF have indicated that they accept the recommendations.

Not Accepted

DND/CAF have not indicated that they accept the recommendations, or have indicated that they do not accept the recommendations.

Met / Implemented

Work completed to date fully or largely meets the intent of the recommendation, including circumstances where the recommendation has been implemented to the extent demonstrably possible within existing DND/CAF authorities.

Partially Implemented

Work is underway to address the substance of the recommendation, and it is reasonably probable that additional progress will be made;

Work began to address the substance of the recommendation, but one or more aspects of the recommendation have since become objectively un-implementable or overtaken by events.

Not Met / Not Implemented

Work to address the substance of the recommendation has not begun;

Work completed to date does not largely meet the intent of the recommendation, work started on implementation of the recommendation.

Unable to Assess

Insufficient information is available to make an assessment, including in circumstances where DND/CAF has not yet provided adequate responses.

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