That's twice now in as many weeks that I've spoken to a recent Canadian veteran or serving member in as many cities and they've mentioned homeless Canadian vets from recent wars. "It's an American problem and we're seeing it here," said one retired and very active senior NCM.
Numbers seem to be elusive at this time, although it's been in the news. But if I've picked up the radio chatter, there's a good chance there's something very serious happening beyond media sensationalizing.
So while the boy Airshow zooms and zips in Challengers and Cormorants, the Army's trucks rust out, the Navy's subs don't sail, and there's signs the individual troops themselves are being discarded like old props once the photo-ops and sandy adventures are over.