Faced with opposition attacks over soldier suicides, Canada's Defence Minister Rob Nicholson reassured MPs that the government was dealing with the issue.
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More questions in Commons about Canada’s war veteran suicides


Opposition parties continue to question the Canadian government about how it treats war veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Four soldier suicides in the last two weeks has focussed attention on the issue.

In the House of Commons on Monday (December 9) Defence Minister Rob Nicholson tried to reassure the opposition the department was dealing with the issue.

RCI’s Wojtek Gwiazda has a report.


More information:
CBC News – Soldier suicides reopen wounds for Oromocto family – here
Guardian – Canadian armed forces hit by spate of suicides – here


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