Denying veterans

The front page picture April 16 of MP James Lunney awarding a paper scroll to a veteran speaks volumes.

A picture is worth 1,000 words. The front page picture April 16 of MP James Lunney awarding a paper scroll and a lapel pin to a veteran of the Second World War speaks volumes about the government’s attitude to those who serve.

At the same time as they make token gestures, they deny full pensions to those who were damaged in one of the several wars Canada has engaged in as lap dogs of the U.S.

John OlsenParksville