Reaction to B.C. Court Ruling on Pensions for Injured Veterans

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Reaction to B.C. Court Ruling on Pensions for Injured Veterans

Veterans hold a news conference in Vancouver on December 4, 2017, to discuss the B.C. Court of Appeal’s ruling that the Equitas class-action lawsuit against the federal government cannot proceed. The six plaintiffs in the case argue that the government’s 2006 decision to replace long-term disability pensions for injured veterans with lump-sum payments provides inadequate compensation. (No interpretation)