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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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