This Veterans’ Week, let’s demand better service and accountability
The veterans ombudsman noted that while Veterans Affairs Canada has taken steps to reduce backlogs and streamline disability claims, its No. 1 complaint continues to be about wait times—with the impact being most significant for some of the most vulnerable veterans.
Federal Retirees supports the ombudsman’s call for Veterans Affairs Canada, headed by Minister Lawrence MacAulay, to triage disability benefit applications based on unmet health and financial needs. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade