Canadian Veteran Suing Liberal Cabinet Minister Seamus O’Regan For Defamation

Lawsuit relates to comments made by O’Regan in an article about the Liberals broken lifetime pension promise.

During the 2015 election, the Trudeau Liberals talked a good game when it came to supporting injured Canadian Veterans. They said they would no longer fight Veterans in court, and they promised to restore the ‘Pension for Life.’

Once in office however, the Liberals kept fighting Veterans in court, broke their promise to restore the lifelong pension at the same amount it was previously, and Justin Trudeau even said wounded Veterans were asking for too much – as he spent billions elsewhere.

Now, Canadian Veteran Sean Bruyea is suing Veterans Affairs Minister Seamus O’Regan for defamation.

According to a report by Murray Brewster, “Sean Bruyea of Ottawa filed the action against Veterans Minister Seamus O’Regan in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice on May 11, copies of which were recently released. The suit, which asks for $25,000 in damages, stems from a Feb. 26, 2018 column written by the minister and printed in the Hill Times, a twice-weekly publication that covers Parliament.”

Notably, “The lawsuit alleges the minister’s column painted Bruyea as “a liar” who “was deliberately untruthful to serve some dishonest personal agenda.” The statement of claim calls the characterization “libellous and defamatory.” The claims have not been tested in court.”

Bruyea had said about the pension the Liberals proposed that, “the numbers don’t add up,” “and that pain and suffering compensation for ex-soldiers is “grossly unfair” and that disability claims had become “miserly.”‘

In his article, O’Regan directly went after Bruyea:

“But let me be clear, individuals like Sean Bruyea, who are stating mistruths about Pension for Life [the Liberals’ overhaul] are leaving out parts of our programs, are doing so to suit their own agenda.”

It sure didn’t take long for the Liberals to go from claiming to help Veterans, to fighting against them.

So, just like everything else under this government, the Trudeau Liberals promise to stand up for Canada’s Veterans was another lie.

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NancyW

The Lieberals/NDP are just there in our Canadian Parliament taking our money and building Canada’s debt, to work on their foreign agendas.with no help for Canadians. I hope Sean Bruyea has a very good law team to work for him, as this should never have happened.

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Is there and can there be any doubt about the Liberal Party and the government of Canada today and their slimy manipulation of any and every subject they talk about? Trudeau is a born liar and groper — one that says one thing here and exactly the opposite, there – and regardless of one’s personal feelings toward him, it is he who proves the above comment — every time he opens his mouth. Personally, I feel that if his actions and words were to take place in any other milieu. he would spend a considerable amount of time picking himself… Read more »

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There are two sides to Justin. 1. Pretend to care for Canada with a smirk attitude . And, 2. His true support for criminals, ISIS, terrorists to keep their citizenship, his support for M103 and Sharia Law, illegals, and many other things that are detrimental to our Canada. There is no doubt in my mind that jihadi Trudeau is doing these two acts, to fulfill his laziness as PM while he strongly support his love for radicalism. What’s keeping us from this knowledge is mostly from the media. Nevertheless, media outside of Canada paint a different picture of Justin Trudeau… Read more »

Del
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Del

Picking up off the floor?? How about when Trudeau intentionally, deliberately and viciously smashed that defenseless Opposition Member’s breasts with his bony elbow? This happened as Trudeau was assaulting another Opposition member who he thought wasn’t moving as fast as Trudeau thought he should.

Not a damn thing was done by security to assist the victim. Had Trudeau attacked a woman on the street like that, he would likely have been arrested and dragged to jail in handcuffs. I am shocked the Opposition didn’t lay charges. This let Trudeau think he is untouchable and above the Law.

Jen
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Jen

Sorry veterans, you asked for it or should have known for decades that the liberals’ treatment of our troops is pathetic. Nevertheless the veterans fell for Trudeau’s well performed acting of his support for veterans. IT WAS ALL AN ACT.
Why doesn’t. Sean Bruyea go to the media and let’s see how quick they come to his defense. Not a chance.

Ralph Knapp
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Ralph Knapp

O’Regan is a typical Liberal – Big mouth with classless arrogance.

don morris
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don morris

The LPC is simply continuing their long time contempt for the military, but the CPC has nothing to brag about with their policy of a one time payout to veterans of $360,000 instead of a lifetime pension. That doesn’t even come close to a reasonable payout, how about the Khadr effect, pay out $10.5 million, but that’s “asking more than we can give”. Funny how both Parties will hose the military in order to keep costs down,but they’ll never consider cutting back the civil service or looking at cutting down CS pensions. The military makes for a good whipping boy… Read more »

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grandpaspeaks

Makes you want to rush out and join up doesn’t it. We will need our armed forces in order to build pipelines and re-secure our borders. Trudeau obviously doesn’t care about invasions and even less about pipes. But well paid nannies and under supported veterans. It is all so post national we should all feel joy joy feel good. But the reality is that this is what a parliamentary dictatorship does. If the country was truly free we would be discussing recall or impeachment, but we will have none of that, because there is none. We are just a captive… Read more »