Opinion

Ottawa gives veterans the indexation finger

The real question is whether PCO, Treasury Board, and, ultimately, the PMO are complicit in ramrodding inadequate and regressive measures upon veterans? Or are they merely negligent in perpetuating a system that rewards style over substance?

Members of Canada’s Princess Patricia Canadian Light Infantry, pictured training in Drawsko Pomorskie Training Area on Sept. 8, 2016. Veterans’ advocate Sean Bruyea says that, ‘covertly inserted’ in new regulations from the Liberal government ‘is a most regressive measure that will diminish the compensation of injured veterans for decades to come.’ Photograph courtesy of DND/Combat Camera

By SEAN BRUYEA

PUBLISHED : Monday, Sept. 19, 2016 12:00 AM

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