Canadian Veterans Advocacy

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

New announcement: Parliamentary Committee Should Investigate VRAB - Decisions – Motion from Libera

Parliamentary Committee Should Investigate Veterans Review and Appeal Board Decisions – Motion from Liberal MP

Notice of Motion from Liberal MP Sean Casey:

That, in light of the Federal Ombudsman recent report on operations and decisions rendered by the Veterans Review and Appeal Board (VRAB) in which 60 percent of their rulings have had to be overturned by the Federal Court due to errors of fact and law, and in light of the suggestion by the Ombudsman that Veterans are not getting the benefit of the doubt during the appeal process, that the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs, at the conclusion of its current study, undertake a review of the processes and activities of the Veterans Review and Appeal Board (VRAB) and, that the Committee report to the House any recommendations to improve the current appeal process or, to recommend any other changes deemed necessary.

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