Thursday, 13 September 2007

Stephen Harper & Veterans

I came across an interesting story from CBS News Online about treatment of war veterans in Canada.

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/story/2007/09/12/soldiers-pension.html?ref=rss


The interesting point is that it’s an example of bureaucrats stymieing government policy. It could never happen here, right? Apparently, the Conservative Canadian government has been caught out on this policy.

I’d love an enterprising reporter to ask Stephen Harper (Canadian PM) a question or two about this whilst he’s here. It might help bust the myth that only conservative parties know how to look after war veterans.

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