All posts tagged Canadian Armed Forces

The cruel shell game government plays with veterans

This piece was first published on the Hill Times website on February 12, 2018. The new Liberal plan for veterans is all about saving money, yet again, at the expense of veterans. The more Canadians and veterans learn of the 2019 Liberal programs, the more the confusion and anger grow. How do we survive the […]

Less pretty words, more substantial action needed for military families

This piece was first published in the Hill Times on May 31, 2017. They have been called our “best kept secret.” Will the current government’s defence policy review and decades of tight-fisted budgets continue to relegate the centres that serve our nation’s military and veteran families to social and fiscal obscurity? It has been more […]

Parliament Has No Obligation to Fight for Veterans, even though Veterans Fight and Die for Us

Sean Bruyea In the coming days, Parliament will release a highly-controversial report on the embattled veterans legislation known as the New Veterans Charter (NVC). Will this report help repair or will it contribute to the immense broken trust government has provoked within an increasingly-disillusioned veteran community? The forthcoming report is part of a legally-mandated “comprehensive […]