‘Veterans are not getting the services they need’: vets, mental health clinicians, and Veterans Affairs union sound alarm over new rehab services contract
Veterans Affairs' assistant deputy minister Steven Harris says the department is still migrating veterans from the old contract into the new system, and it will take until summer to get everything running.
Union of Veterans’ Affairs Employees national president Virginia Vaillancourt, left, and Veterans Affairs Minister Lawrence MacAulay. The UVAE has called for the cancellation of a $570-million contract for veteran rehabilitation services in Canada. Photograph courtesy of Union of Veterans' Affairs Employees, The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade