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B.C. Supreme Court to hear feds’ appeal on New Veterans Charter suit in October

Lawyer for veterans says they’ll drop the suit if feds fix compensation and access to benefits.


Jim Scott, right, speaks with NDP MP John Rafferty on Dec. 10 at the House Veterans Affairs Committee. Mr. Scott’s son Dan is named as a plaintiff in a class action lawsuit challenging the constititutionality of the New Veterans Charter. The organizers of the suit say they’re willing to drop their suit if the government fixes problems with how Canada’s veterans are compensated and treated by Veterans Affairs.

The organizers of a class action lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the New Veterans Charter are gearing up for a fight when the British Columbia Supreme Court hears an appeal by the federal government in October, but they’re willing to drop their suit if the government takes action to fix problems with how Canada’s veterans are compensated and treated by Veterans Affairs.

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B.C. Supreme Court to hear feds’ appeal on New Veterans Charter suit in October

Lawyer for veterans says they’ll drop the suit if feds fix compensation and access to benefits.


Jim Scott, right, speaks with NDP MP John Rafferty on Dec. 10 at the House Veterans Affairs Committee. Mr. Scott’s son Dan is named as a plaintiff in a class action lawsuit challenging the constititutionality of the New Veterans Charter. The organizers of the suit say they’re willing to drop their suit if the government fixes problems with how Canada’s veterans are compensated and treated by Veterans Affairs.

The organizers of a class action lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the New Veterans Charter are gearing up for a fight when the British Columbia Supreme Court hears an appeal by the federal government in October, but they’re willing to drop their suit if the government takes action to fix problems with how Canada’s veterans are compensated and treated by Veterans Affairs.

  

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Thursday, March 5, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
ITK hosts intimate preview of next week's Taste of the Arctic event March 2, 2015

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ITK project coordinator Looee Okalik, using an 'ulu' or 'woman's knife' to cut off a portion of 'Nikku' or dried caribou.
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NAC Le Café's executive chef John Morris explaining his take on traditional Inuit menu items.
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First Air's Elisapee Sheutiapik, also former mayor of Iqaluit, with ITK health and social development assistant director Anna Fowler.
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First Air's Ron Lowry, Ms. Sheutiapik, ITK's Looee Okalik, iPolitics' Elizabeth Gray-Smith, ITK's Anna Fowler, The Hill Times' Rachel Aiello, First Air's Bert van der Stege, and ITK's Kathleen Tagoona.
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After the tasting, Chef John Morris joined the guests for the mini-feast of traditional Inuit foods.
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Chef John Morris spoons some jus on Ottawa Citizen food editor Peter Hum's plate.
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First Air's Ron Lowry and Bert van der Stege; and ITK President Terry Audla.
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ITK president Terry Audla digging in to the frozen Arctic char or 'Iqaluk' meat from the Rankin Inlet.
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First Air's Ron Lowry adding a bit of seal fur to his suit.

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