Office of the Veterans Ombudsman

Office of the Veterans Ombudsman

February 24, 2010 09:00 ET

Media Advisory: Veterans Ombudsman Hosts Public Consultation Meeting in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - Feb. 24, 2010) - Members of the media are invited to meet Veterans Ombudsman Patrick B. Stogran as he consults with Veterans on the New Veterans Charter. Data collected will help the Ombudsman highlight Veterans' issues to the Minister of Veterans Affairs Canada, other parliamentarians and key stakeholders.

WHO: Patrick Stogran, The Veterans Ombudsman, is an independent and impartial officer who reports directly to the Minister of Veterans Affairs.
   
WHAT: Town Hall Meeting
   
WHEN: Thursday, 25 February 2010, 7:00 PM (Meet & Greet at 6:00 PM)
   
WHERE: Royal Canadian Legion, St. James #4, 1755 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg
   
WHY: The Winnipeg Veterans Ombudsman Town Hall meeting is part of a broader consultation process, and will be part of a series of cross-country meetings with Veterans and their families to air and receive feedback on key issues of concern.

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