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Federal Politics => Canadian Politics => Topic started by: JMT on February 09, 2017, 09:56:48 am

Title: The Wait for Military Pensions Continues
Post by: JMT on February 09, 2017, 09:56:48 am
She said she barely scraped by through the summer, fall and early winter with virtually no income except nominal support payments from her ex-spouse.

But because of the wait, she was evicted in November from the house she was renting in a small community outside of Ottawa.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/soldier-evicted-military-pension-1.3972723

This kind of thing is absolutely unacceptable.

Title: Re: The Wait for Military Pensions Continues
Post by: wilber on February 09, 2017, 11:24:47 am
Agreed. "Sorry" doesn't cut it.
Title: Re: The Wait for Military Pensions Continues
Post by: ?Impact on February 09, 2017, 11:50:52 am
It sounds like there are far too many useless bureaucrats just spinning their wheels. Get rid of them, and don't give them any severance or pension.
Title: Re: The Wait for Military Pensions Continues
Post by: cybercoma on February 09, 2017, 12:20:09 pm
This coming at the same time they eliminated tax benefits for service people in Kuwait.
Title: Re: The Wait for Military Pensions Continues
Post by: crystalline on February 09, 2017, 04:34:17 pm
It seems like over 10K disability claims should be a priority before bringing in refugees.