Says Pay Vets Like Rest Of Us

Veterans’ benefits should be paid on the same basis as unemployment insurance and other civilian entitlements, says the federal Veterans Ombudsman. Guy Parent yesterday said payments should be criteria-based and subject to audit, just like EI benefits, noting ex-service members face a “frustrating” process in claiming pensions they are owed: “There should be an element of trust”.

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