In Toronto, the Veterans Association National Council proclaimed that
the words "pensioners" and "pensions" must be stricken from the Canada
Pension Act because they carry with them "the connotation of a hireling
. . . one who is in receipt of an income as an act of grace." One of
the Council's member organizations: the Canadian Pensioners
To continue reading:
Want the full story?
Get TIME the way you want it
Week Digital Pass — $4.99
Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS — $2.99
Year ALL ACCESS — Just $30! Best Deal!
Print Magazine + Digital Edition +
Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com
Learn more about the benefits of being
a TIME subscriber
If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!