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Opinion | BY BRIAN FORBES | May 17, 2021
Veterans Affairs Minister Lawrence MacAulay’s recent reply to a parliamentary committee study shows ‘good intentions,’ but it’s clear a more innovative approach is required to truly address the enduring backlog and wait time crisis, writes Brian Forbes, chairman of the National Council of Veteran Associations. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY BRIAN FORBES | May 17, 2021
Opinion | BY BRIAN FORBES | May 17, 2021
Veterans Affairs Minister Lawrence MacAulay’s recent reply to a parliamentary committee study shows ‘good intentions,’ but it’s clear a more innovative approach is required to truly address the enduring backlog and wait time crisis, writes Brian Forbes, chairman of the National Council of Veteran Associations. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY BRIAN FORBES | March 25, 2021
Veterans Affairs Minister Lawrence MacAulay, pictured at the Liberals policy on April 21, 2018. Since the enactment of the New Veterans Charter in 2006, the National Council of Veteran Associations (NCVA) has taken the strong position that the government has not sufficiently addressed the plight of veteran families, writes Brian Forbes. The Hill Times photograph by Cynthia Münster
Opinion | BY BRIAN FORBES | March 25, 2021
Opinion | BY BRIAN FORBES | March 25, 2021
Veterans Affairs Minister Lawrence MacAulay, pictured at the Liberals policy on April 21, 2018. Since the enactment of the New Veterans Charter in 2006, the National Council of Veteran Associations (NCVA) has taken the strong position that the government has not sufficiently addressed the plight of veteran families, writes Brian Forbes. The Hill Times photograph by Cynthia Münster
Opinion | BY BRIAN FORBES | October 14, 2020
As Veterans Affairs Deputy Minister Walt Natynczyk stated before the House Veterans Affairs Committee earlier this year, we have indeed reached a 'perfect storm' on the current backlog of veterans’ disability claims, which has only been compounded by the onset of the COVID-19 crisis, writes Brian Forbes. The Hill Times file photograph by Jake Wright
Opinion | BY BRIAN FORBES | October 14, 2020
Opinion | BY BRIAN FORBES | October 14, 2020
As Veterans Affairs Deputy Minister Walt Natynczyk stated before the House Veterans Affairs Committee earlier this year, we have indeed reached a 'perfect storm' on the current backlog of veterans’ disability claims, which has only been compounded by the onset of the COVID-19 crisis, writes Brian Forbes. The Hill Times file photograph by Jake Wright
Opinion | BY BRIAN FORBES | October 25, 2018
Veteran Affairs Minister Seamus O'Regan, pictured in December 2017 at the government's announcement on its Pension for Life program. Veteran advocates are arguing that the feds' proposals fails to address the financial disparity between benefits received under the Pension Act and the New Veterans Charter. The Hill Times file photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY BRIAN FORBES | October 25, 2018
Opinion | BY BRIAN FORBES | October 25, 2018
Veteran Affairs Minister Seamus O'Regan, pictured in December 2017 at the government's announcement on its Pension for Life program. Veteran advocates are arguing that the feds' proposals fails to address the financial disparity between benefits received under the Pension Act and the New Veterans Charter. The Hill Times file photograph by Andrew Meade