Absolutely despicable. The bureaucrats responsible for going against the court ruling should be out of a job.
Some veterans still seeing payments clawed back after court ruling
By: Alison Auld, The Canadian Press
Posted: 2:31 AM | Comments: 0 (including replies)
HALIFAX - Some of Canada's most severely injured veterans say they are still seeing their military pensions clawed back despite a court ruling that found the practice illegal and a decision by Ottawa not to appeal the ruling.
Veterans with debilitating injuries said they thought their payments would increase when the federal government announced in May that it wouldn't challenge the Federal Court decision on the so-called clawbacks.
The court found the government was acting illegally by reducing veterans long-term disability benefits because they were receiving pain and suffering payments and other awards.
Defence Minister Peter MacKay said the clawbacks would end July 1.............http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/canada ... 04655.html