January 19, 2021
CBC reports on recent steps by the federal government to address an accounting error by Veterans Affairs Canada regarding the calculation of disability awards and pensions. The $165 million accounting error, affecting over 250,000 veterans, began in 2002 and continued undetected until 2010. You can learn more about the lawsuit here: Veterans Disability Pension Indexing Error Class Action.
The good news is that there appears to be political will to explore settling the combined class-action lawsuit.
Read the full CBC story: Federal government looking to settle lawsuit over $165 million error in veterans benefits