Archive for the ‘Pension for Life’ Category

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…

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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…

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Saturday, November 10th, 2018

Special to Toronto Sun Published:November 10, 2018 Updated:November 10, 2018 12:00 PM EST Numerous poppies have been left at the National War Memorial in this file photo. (Wayne Cuddington/ Ottawa Citizen) By Sean Bruyea and Robert Smol, Special to Postmedia Network All week long, Canadians have been putting a loonie or two in the poppy donation…

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Friday, November 2nd, 2018

Opinion: The federal government is failing to truly deliver on its promises to veterans, and it’s doing so with less and less transparency by Sean Bruyea Nov 8, 2018 Veterans watch the Remembrance Day ceremony at Ottawa’s National War Memorial on Nov. 11, 2014. (Steve Russell/Toronto Star via Getty Images) Sean Bruyea is a frequent commentator and author…

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Monday, October 29th, 2018

We should remember veterans’ sacrifices and finding ways to make those who survive whole again. Unfortunately, for many veterans and an increasing number of other Canadians, remembering injustice, inequity, and abusive bureaucratic practices has overshadowed honouring sacrifice. Remembrance Day is fast approaching, but improvement for disabled veterans has been a slow trickle of painfully inadequate…

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Thursday, September 6th, 2018

Hi All. After taking a short break and a brutal summer cold from our wonderful six-year old son, here is some more media coverage of the lawsuit. Hill Times reporter, Emily Haws, sat through the entire five hours of hearings. I believe her article is balanced and articulates the issues well. You can find the…

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Wednesday, August 29th, 2018

By EMILY HAWS      AUG. 29, 2018   The Hill Times Both Sean Bruyea and federal lawyers defending Minister Seamus O’Regan say if they don’t get their way, freedom of expression could be at risk. Outspoken veterans advocate Sean Bruyea argued with federal lawyers for five hours Friday over a motion to dismiss his defamation case. The Hill Times photograph…

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