The upcoming Veterans Stakeholder Summit on Oct. 29 is the summit of bureaucratic insensitivity when it comes to accessibility. Our disabled veterans and their families deserve more. More voice, more consequential input, and more dignified treatment.
Mounties, pictured April 9, 2017, at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in France at a ceremony to mark the centenary of the First World War fight in which nearly 3,600 Canadians died.
The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
OTTAWA—One thing consistently flies over the heads of Veterans Affairs Canada’s senior mandarins: the concept of accessibility for disabled veterans and their families.
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