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MP Mark Strahl speaks to hundreds of people during the Veterans National Day of Protest on Saturday morning. Several hundred vets and supporters marched from Cottonwood Mall to Strahl
MP Mark Strahl speaks to hundreds of people during the Veterans National Day of Protest on Saturday morning. Several hundred vets and supporters marched from Cottonwood Mall to Strahl's office to bring forth issues that have been affecting Canadian veterans such as: a lump sum award for wounded veterans and veterans with a recognized disability, pension claw back at age 65, the Service Income Security Insurance Plan (SISIP) claw back, the Widows Tax, and Agent Orange compensation for veterans who were exposed.
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MP Mark Strahl speaks to hundreds of people during the Veterans National Day of Protest on Saturday morning. Several hundred vets and supporters marched from Cottonwood Mall to Strahl's office to bring forth issues that have been affecting Canadian veterans such as: a lump sum award for wounded veterans and veterans with a recognized disability, pension claw back at age 65, the Service Income Security Insurance Plan (SISIP) claw back, the Widows Tax, and Agent Orange compensation for veterans who were exposed.

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