The prime minister's, and his government's, responses to veterans will echo well after the upcoming election campaign.
In December 2017, then-veterans affairs minister Seamus O'Regan announced the government's plans for a lifelong pension for Armed Forces veterans. But those moves ring hollow when Ottawa has racked up a pretty taxpayer legal bill using crafty legal manoeuvres against veterans like Sean Bruyea, writes Perry Gray. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
It was a Liberal campaign promise that has been broken repeatedly: to not fight veterans in court. Yet that is exactly what the Trudeau government has done.
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Conservative MP Peter Kent calls the The National's four host configuration 'a messy format', while NDP MP Peter Julian says the four hosts have been effective in 'putting forward often very courageous positions.'
A House Government Operations and Estimates Committee report highlights a lack of tools and services available to military members and veterans to help them navigate the federal public service hiring process.
'It’s important for me to let you know that this is an election year, but the work won’t stop. The work continues until the writ drops for 35 days,' Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett said.
Though divisive politics has become a regular feature of political culture in Canada, thanks in part to the rhetoric from the country's southern neighbours, some MPs say there's been pushback to that kind of messaging.