Ptsd Veterans

The Dire Consequence of Mistreating Our Veterans

Jeff Rose-Martland | Posted 01.10.2013 | Canada
Jeff Rose-Martland

We all have unlimited responsibility to look after for those who serve when those damages occur. They agree to take personal damage up to, and including, giving their lives in service to us all. Yet we have been evading this responsibility for decades. Perhaps a century. If you ask around, you will find that military and police services are still largely family businesses -- the children of members will likely enlist themselves. Our recruitment forecasts count on that. So what happens when we short-change the veterans?

It's Not Easy On The Other Side

CP | Alison Auld, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.24.2012 | Canada

HALIFAX - Some military members who are about to be forced out of the services for medical reasons are increasingly concerned about their futures outs...

Actually, We do Take Care of Our War Veterans

Steven Blaney | Posted 06.20.2012 | Canada Politics
Steven Blaney

In a blog post, NDP MP Irene Mathyssen claimed the government isn't doing enough to support veterans. Yet while we have doubled the number of Operational Stress Injury (OSI) clinics, Mathyssen's party voted against this measure. I find it difficult to reconcile the idea of calling for more support while voting against those initiatives.