If O’Reagan and the Trudeau government truly wish 'real change' as they promised, then cultural change at Veterans Affairs must be their focus.
Seamus O'Regan outside Rideau Hall on Aug. 28 just before getting sworn in as Veterans Affairs minister. Sean Bruyea says if O'Regan wants to have a positive impact, he must change the culture at Veterans Affairs Canada. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
OTTAWA—Removing Minister Kent Hehr from Veterans Affairs Canada was the right thing to do. The new minister, Seamus O’Regan, must do better.
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