Some disabled veterans to get less cash under Liberals’ new pension plan: budget watchdog

Canada

OTTAWA – While most disabled veterans will see a small boost in financial support when the Trudeau government implements a new pension system in April, a new analysis shows some of the most severely injured will end up with less than under the current system.READ MORE: Trudeau Liberals leave $372M meant to help veterans unspent since taking officeAnd the financial benefits available for all under the Liberals’ pension plan will fall far short of those provided to veterans before the federal government replaced a longstanding disability pension with the current system in 2006.Those are among the findings of a new study by Canada’s parliamentary budget officer, which comes about a month before the new Pension for Life is implemented and amid anger about the new system within the veterans’ community.WATCH: Government delays decision on paying for PTSD dogs for vets

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