Veterans Ombudsman to Hold Public Meeting with Veterans in Kelowna and Penticton, British Columbia

October 2, 2014

Ottawa, Ontario - Canada's Veterans Ombudsman, Guy Parent, will host public town hall sessions in Kelowna and Penticton, British Columbia for Veterans, military and RCMP members, and other interested parties. These meetings are an opportunity for the Veterans Ombudsman to meet with Veterans, talk about what the Office is doing on their behalf and answer questions about the Office and about issues of importance to the Veterans’ community.. Mr. Parent will deliver a short presentation followed by a question and answer period. Representatives from the Office will be available at the town hall to meet individually with Veterans who wish to discuss the particulars of their case.


Location:    Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 26, 1380 Bertram Street, Kelowna, BC
Date:          Monday, October 6, 2014
Time:          2:00 p.m. PT


Location:    Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 40, 502 Martin Street, Penticton, BC
Date:          Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Time:          2:00 p.m. PT

Media wishing to arrange an interview with the Veterans Ombudsman, Guy Parent, are asked to contact Lucille Hodgins at:, or 1-613-943-7884.

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