Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence Recognizes Veterans Ombudsman


Ottawa, OntarioThe Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, issued the following statement today to thank the Veterans Ombudsman for his dedication to Canada’s Veterans and their families.

“I want to thank Mr. Craig Dalton, who will be departing as Canada’s Veterans Ombudsman this week, as he begins a new chapter in his distinguished career.

As a Veteran with more than 25 years of service in the Canadian Armed Forces, Mr. Dalton demonstrated exceptional leadership and showed care, compassion, and respect for our Veterans and their families. He will continue to be a respected voice within the Veteran community, and I am very grateful for his lifetime of service.

On behalf of the Government of Canada, I wish Craig the very best.”

The Office of the Veterans Ombudsman remains fully operational and available to assist Veterans and their families. Details of the open and transparent process to select a new Veterans Ombudsman will be made available soon.

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Statement from the Veterans Ombudsman


John Embury
Director of Communications
Office of the Minister of Veterans Affairs

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