April 3, 1998 (36th Parliament, 1st Session)


George Proud


Mr. George Proud (Parliamentary Secretary to Minister of Veterans Affairs, Lib.)

Mr. Speaker, the legislation that gave the merchant seamen veteran status came into force in 1992. Therefore everything that was in place then they are eligible for. All of the members who were merchant seamen with high seas voyages qualify for every compensation that is available to every veteran in Canada.

Topic:   Oral Question Period
Subtopic:   Veterans Affairs
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