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Why Are We in Such a Hurry to Forget Veterans?

Jeff Rose-Martland | Posted 01.29.2013 | Canada
Jeff Rose-Martland

Every year, we put on a poppy, read a few feel-good stories about the surviving Second World War veterans, and maybe observe a moment of silence on the 11th. But veterans' news stories disappear almost immediately and are replaced with tales of holiday consumer-orgies. We should not be so quick to forget them.

Privacy Violation as a Weapon Against Veterans

Jeff Rose-Martland | Posted 01.16.2013 | Canada
Jeff Rose-Martland

There are many cases of privacy violation at Veterans Affairs. Those that have gone public have two things in common: they have all spoken out about VAC policy and they are all veterans. Some can prove the Minister was given their information. Some can only prove that Ministerial staff was reading their files. Why is this happening?

Veteran Pleads With Harper To Fix Leaky, Abusive Review Board

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.07.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A long-standing member of Canada's embattled veterans review board is appealing to Prime Minister Stephen Harper directly to launch a judicia...

Veteran's Privacy Breaches Spark Call For Inquiry

CBC | Posted 04.15.2012 | Canada Politics

NDP veterans affairs critic Peter Stoffer is calling for a public inquiry into breaches of privacy with the medical information of former military mem...

Veterans Board Member's Privacy Raided In Alleged Smear Campaign

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.13.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A prominent, long-standing member of the country's Veterans Review and Appeal Board had his privacy violated twice in an alleged smear campai...