Archive for 2019

Wednesday, June 19th, 2019

By PERRY GRAY      JUN. 19, 2019  THE HILL TIMES The prime minister’s, and his government’s, responses to veterans will echo well after the upcoming election campaign. In December 2017, then-veterans affairs minister Seamus O’Regan announced the government’s plans for a lifelong pension for Armed Forces veterans. But those moves ring hollow when Ottawa has racked up a…


Monday, April 1st, 2019

By SEAN BRUYEA      APR. 1, 2019 The only magic the Liberals will see is how they allowed bureaucrats to pass the wand over an election promise that made not just veterans’ benefits disappear but veterans’ votes for Liberals in the next election. Canada’s new Veterans Affairs Minister Lawrence MacAulay, pictured on March 1, 2019, at Rideau Hall…


Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

The revolving door at Veterans Affairs is making Canada’s relationship with veterans even worse Sean Bruyea · for CBC News · Posted: Mar 13, 2019 4:00 AM ET | Last Updated: March 13 Veterans and their families need to tell the story of how they have been repeatedly stigmatized, marginalized, betrayed, and abandoned by the government system they were…