Mé​​​​​​​tis veterans receive apology, promise of compensation from federal minister – CBC

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 201963 Views

Feds set aside $30M for Mé​​​​​​​tis veterans earlier this year

Sep 10, 2019

Métis veterans in Canada have received an apology and promise of compensation from a federal minister.

In a packed room at the Royal Canadian Legion in Regina, Minister of Veterans Affairs Lawrence MacAuley acknowledged Tuesday the long-held belief of Métis advocates that their people were not treated fairly once returning from war.

MacAuley said the government regrets “that our country has taken three-quarters of a century” to make the acknowledgement.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/metis-apology-compensation-1.5277798

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