Department leaves veterans in ‘financial limbo,’ behind on half its targets
By Samantha Wright AllenDec. 13, 2017
Veterans Affairs missed 54 per cent of its targets last year, which opposition MPs called both 'breathtaking' and 'horrible.' More resources are needed, critics agreed, but the culture also has to change.
Veterans Affairs, led by Minister Seamus O'Regan, filed 54 per cent of its performance targets as requiring attention, according to its latest departmental performance report. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Canada’s Veterans Affairs Department is behind on half of its performance targets, department results released last month reveal, which opposition MPs call unacceptable and a “horrible performance” built off systemic problems.
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