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The Minister of National Defence greatly values the thoughts and suggestions of Canadians. You may write, fax, or fill out the electronic form below. Please be assured that although the Minister cannot respond personally to every message, all inquiries, comments and suggestions are carefully reviewed.
The Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces are engaged with the ongoing situation in Ukraine. All correspondence received on this issue is being directed to the appropriate officials with priority.
For more information, please visit Canada’s response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Important: For reasons of security and privacy, we ask you not to send personal or confidential information, such as your social insurance number or departmentally assigned case or file numbers. For more information, please view the Privacy Notice in the Terms and Conditions section.
In accordance with the Privacy Act, the Department of National Defence may not disclose personal information to third parties, including family members, without the consent of the person concerned.
To obtain personal information belonging to someone else, you must submit his or her written consent. The authorization must be signed and dated by the person giving the consent.
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