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At ceremonies across the country, we shall soon hear the words from John McCrea’s “In Flanders Fields”. One line has particular meaning for me, and I fear our politicians have broken faith with those who died for freedom.

Our government has managed to avoid major issues of security. The duty to protect should be of paramount concern, but seems to be getting scant attention.

Canada's military volunteers deserve recognition for their selfless acts of sacrifice for the good of all Canadians. Nothing less is acceptable. Shame on us for not doing so in a timely manner.

The social contract, which members of the Canadian Armed Forces hold as a sacred obligation, has been shot down by a BC Court of Appeals. The finding states: “the government has no obligation to care for its military and veterans”.