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When will Parliament reciprocate commitment veterans have given to Canada?

By Sean Bruyea      

The ruling means bureaucrats can continue to write laws which Parliament is manipulated into passing that create an increasingly complex class and caste system of veterans forced to negotiate a labyrinth of bureaucratic injustices. Yes, it's that bleak.

Canada's Veterans Affairs Seamus O'Regan, pictured recently on the Hill. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
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Canada's serving and retired military members were recently handed a most devastating defeat. However, Ottawa should reign in any festive celebration. This ruling shows Ottawa has been wooing men and women into military uniforms for over a century with empty promises and platitudes. A group of six veterans have been fighting, on and off, a five-year legal battle to declare unconstitutional a program legislated under the Liberals in 2005 to unilaterally replace lifelong payments for pain and suffering

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