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Veterans and veterans legislation in Canada: an historical overview

Canadian Journal on Aging/La Revue Canadienne du Vieillissement

Author: Gee, E. M., Boyce, A. M.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 1988


The history of Canadian veterans & legislation regarding services for them from 1866 to the present is described, emphasizing issues relating to aging & elderly persons, especially regarding pensions & health. It is shown that veterans' legislation & issues have played a facilitating role in the development of Canadian health & social services, & it is argued that a social historical perspective on aging enhances understanding of current age-related institutions, services, & policies.

Further Details

Full Title: Canadian Journal on Aging/La Revue canadienne du vieillissement
Pages: 204-217
Volume: 7
Issue: 3
Accession Number: 3.4.03
Keywords: North America, older, health improvement, legislation compliance
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