Ex-soldier Paul Franklin bristles at the thought of the next round of paperwork to prove yet again to the federal government that he’s still a double amputee who qualifies for disability benefits. Mea...
Harper government unveils its idea of a solution to plight of amputee veterans highlighted by Rick Mercer in recent rant
Last year when upon getting a new chair it was felt by VAC that I didn't get the appropriate paperwork -- which was a doctor's note saying "Due to transformal amputations, Paul Franklin needs a new wheelchair." I was approved of a pension but was not to receive it until a doctor confirmed my limb loss. This is something that has to be done every year presumably until age 65.