Entries by Jeff Rose-Martland from 04/2012

Harper, Get Over Your Commitment Issues to Veterans

| Posted 04.17.2012 | Canada Politics

Though the government claims commitment to veterans, the 2012 budget cuts 261 employees from the department. That's on top of the 550 jobs already going, which leads me to another meaning of "commitment" -- a funeral. The Conservatives have just put the final nail in the coffin.

How a Typo Ruined a Veteran's Life

| Posted 04.23.2012 | Canada

A recent documentary shows how in 2004, a Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) typo sent a veteran's pension into somebody else's bank account. VAC won't take responsibility for the problem. They deprived a man of his rightful income for months, but, when it comes to the impact, VAC is as uncaring as a hit-and-run driver.