Veterans advocates hope for change from O’Regan at Veterans Affairs
'He was a gifted broadcaster and is therefore a gifted communicator, and that’s an asset for this government,' says former PMO staffer Scott Reid.
Liberal MP Seamus O'Regan at the ceremony on Aug. 28 in which he was sworn in as Veterans Affairs Minister. Veterans advocates hopes he does more for former military personnel than his predecessor, including fulfilling the Liberal campaign promise of bringing back lifelong disability pensions. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright