All posts tagged accountability

Why Canada needs to pry open the doors of the legion’s headquarters

Sean Bruyea The national leadership of the Royal Canadian Legion faces a crisis in confidence with its membership along with Canada’s veterans. All Canadians should be concerned with this, given the legion’s responsibility for the poppy symbol and the millions donated as a result. The legion once actively and assertively advocated for the rights of […]

Just when you thought it couldn’t get worse…

For a couple of years, Canadians for Accountability has been raising the issue of problems surrounding Safety Management System or SMS.  SMS is a “voluntary”, although the government will say “mandated”, reporting system for the safety of certain forms of transportation in Canada.  In essence it allows rail and air operators to do their own […]

Hiring veterans not a priority for O’Toole

by Sean Bruyea    For the first time in eight decades, issues affecting Canada’s military veterans issues are featured prominently in an election.    With so much at stake, why would government yet again mess up another issue with veterans: priority hiring into the federal public service? Veterans Affairs Minister Erin O’Toole, in another installment […]