Ottawa urged to give wounded soldiers medals
Updated Thu. Sep. 21 2006 4:36 PM ET
OTTAWA — Moved by the steady stream of casualties returning from the
battlefields of Afghanistan, a small group of Canadian veterans is
urging the Conservative government to formally recognize wounded
soldiers with a medal.
Why is it that something so simple as a gesture of appreciation for one being injured while in the service of our country, seems so difficult for politicians to see the merit in?