All posts tagged House Committee on Veterans Affairs

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 […]

Veterans bang heads against Parliamentary, bureaucratic wall

Sean Bruyea The hue and cry from veterans and their families has not dimmed but grown stronger since 2005 when Parliament passed the legislation we now know as the ‘New Veterans Charter’ or NVC. Will Parliament take up veterans’ torch and finally make bureaucracy work for veterans? As the unaddressed recommendations accumulate, will the NVC […]

Feds dilly-dallying with disabled veterans

Sean Bruyea Disabled veterans and their families have been told to wait yet again while the House Committee on Veterans Affairs holds further hearings on the New Veterans Charter (NVC). An inundation of unanimous calls for government to act has been obscured by dilly-dallying, distraction and distortion on government’s part. Government appointed advisory groups since […]