During the Korean War, Arthur Moore fought for Canada, dodging
landmines and napalm attacks as he carried vital dispatches throughout
the Korean countryside.
For the past two years, though, the
elderly anglophone veteran has been embroiled in a very different
battle - to get the Canadian government he risked his life for to pay
the travel costs for him to be treated at one of Montreal's English
"You've got to fight for your rights," said Moore, holding back emotion.
battle, which has taken him through two levels of Federal Court,
centres on one simple question: Should the government pay for
English-speaking veterans to be treated at the nearest hospital that
says it can offer service in English? ...