The federal government has yet to live up to a months-old promise to remedy the multi-million-dollar inequity facing the families of reservists killed in the line of duty.
January 29, 2015 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Global News
The federal government’s proposed terror law, set to be unveiled Friday morning, could constitute minor tweaks to powers police never use anyway; or it could vastly expand law enforcement’s power to detain Canadians without charge and clamp down on freedom of speech in the name of fighting acts of terror we have no evidence a clampdown would prevent.
How do you put a price on the life of someone serving in Canada’s military?
Each will have a military base named after him.
But according to the federal government’s rules, the two men’s lives are valued very differently.
The trip was meant to be quick and celebratory: A night at a Canadian Medical Association gala recognizing our team’s work – in this case, for a piece dissecting vaccination rates by Toronto school – then back to Toronto, with a quick stop in between to meet Ottawa contacts.