WATCH ABOVE: Veterans advocate Ron Clarke says “we need a government that will look after veterans”
OTTAWA – A group of angry veterans, who want the Harper government defeated in the next election, is appealing to serving members of the military to join them in protest.
Ron Clarke, a member of Canada Coalition for Veterans who has been campaigning against the closure of Veterans Affairs offices, made the appeal today during a Parliament Hill news conference.
It may put those in uniform in an awkward position, but Clarke says they need a government that looks after veterans.
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The plea is just the latest move in what is a major rift in the veterans community, one that has the potential of undermining the coalition’s aim of galvanizing votes against the Conservatives.
Last week, a group of outspoken veterans advocates…
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