NCVA Update

Auditor General Slams VAC for Totally Unacceptable Backlog and Wait Times for Veterans' Disability Claims

June 8, 2022 – The Auditor General of Canada, Karen Hogan, tabled a report in Parliament on May 31, 2022, concluding that Canada's disabled veterans continue to face intolerably long wait times and an unacceptable backlog in earning entitlement for deserved financial assistance and benefits from Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC).

Hogan stated in her press conference in Ottawa that she was unimpressed with the efforts made by the department over the last number of years and called for the prioritization of a "realistic plan" to finally ensure that disabled veterans are not forced to wait months or even years for the financial support and compensation they require.

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