Veterans Ombudsman to Hold Public Meetings with Veterans in Victoria and Comox, British Columbia

June 15, 2015

Ottawa, Ontario - Canada's Veterans Ombudsman, Guy Parent, will host public town halls in Victoria and Comox, 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 and their families and hear about the issues that concern them. Mr. Parent will also talk about what his Office is doing on their behalf and provide an update on issues of concern to the Veterans’ community. The Ombudsman will deliver a short presentation, followed by a question and answer period with the audience. Representatives from the Office will also be available at each town hall to meet individually with Veterans who wish to discuss the particulars of their case.

Victoria, British Columbia

Location: Hotel Grand Pacific, Centre Vancouver Island Ballroom, 463 Belleville Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1X3

Date: Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Time: 6:30 p.m. PDT


Comox, British Columbia

Location: Royal Canadian Legion Branch 160, 1825 Comox Avenue, Comox, British Columbia V9M 3M3

Date: Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Time: 6:30 p.m. PDT

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


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