Veterans Affairs Minister Seamus O’Regan today welcomed the appointment of Mr. L. Craig Dalton as the new Ombudsperson for the Department of Veterans Affairs, and thanked Mr. Guy Parent for his service to the Veteran community as Ombudsperson since 2010.
This Veterans’ Week, November 5 to 11, the Government of Canada encourages the public to take in key commemorative events in the Ottawa area to mark the 100th anniversary of Canada’s Hundred Days and the Armistice, and remember those who served and sacrificed for our freedom.
Veterans Affairs Canada invites you to a ceremony in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, to mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Valenciennes and to commemorate Canada’s last Victoria Cross recipient of the Hundred Days Offensive, Sergeant Hugh Cairns, V.C.
Veterans Affairs Canada invites you to public events to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Canal du Nord that took place during Canada’s Hundred Days and the First World War and to honour Victoria Cross recipient, Milton F. Gregg.
The Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, invites Veterans and their families to participate in a Veterans Town Hall on Monday August 20 at 5:30 p.m. (PDT) at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #26 (1380 Bertram Street, Kelowna).
When a Veteran is in need, timely access to mental health services is key. The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring Veterans and their families have the mental health services they need when and where they need it.