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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. The upcoming Veterans' Stakeholder Summit on Oct. 29 is the summit of bureaucratic insensitivity when it comes to accessibility. Disabled veterans and their families will once again be denied accessibility to having a meaningful and substantive say in how their government treats and mistreats them. The news cycle over the past decade has seen a

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How to razzle dazzle veterans and do nothing

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
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