All posts tagged Veterans Affairs Canada

Can O’Regan avoid putting his foot in veterans’ mouths?

This piece was first published in the Hill Times on September 18, 2017. If the first public comments of newly appointed Veterans Affairs Minister Seamus O’Regan are anything to go by, veterans and the governing Liberals should be worried. The Trudeau government will have to understand veterans far better. They also should be eager to do […]

Minister Fantino: Less Back Patting and More Action Please

Sean Bruyea When Canadian communities experience the tragedy of a multiple homicide, it would be unthinkable to ignore the victims or refuse to hunt for the murderer. Nor do we inundate the front page of newspapers with stories about how the remaining 35 million Canadians remain alive. When Winnipeg or Calgary suffers destructive floods, we […]

Prime Minister Harper: Thank you for Julian Fantino

Dear Prime Minister Harper: Gosh, the Veterans Affairs portfolio has been difficult hasn’t it? I don’t think you have received enough credit however for appointing Julian Fantino as the Department’s Minster. He has been a blessing in disguise to Canada’s disabled veterans and their families. Canadians, particularly veterans, may be widely repulsed by the constant shenanigans […]