Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

February 23, 2009 12:09 ET

Media Advisory: Official Opening of Operational Stress Injury Clinic in Ottawa

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 23, 2009) - The Honourable Greg Thompson, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will officially open the newest operational stress injury clinic in Veterans Affairs Canada's national network. Minister Thompson will be joined by George Weber, President and Chief Executive Officer, Royal Ottawa Health Care Group.



Date: Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Location: Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre
Winter Garden, Second Floor
1145 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario


The new clinic, funded by Veterans Affairs Canada and operated by Royal Ottawa Health Care Group, will provide diagnosis, assessment and treatment services for Veterans, Canadian Forces and eligible RCMP members and their families living with operational stress injuries.

Remarks will be made by Minister Thompson and Mr. Weber. They will be available to speak with the media regarding this new facility.

Contact Information

  • Veterans Affairs Canada
    Janice Summerby
    Media Relations Advisor
    613-992-7468
    or
    Office of the Minister of Veterans Affairs
    Richard Roik
    Director of Communications
    613-996-4649
    or
    Royal Ottawa Health Care Group
    Christina Selin
    Director, Communications and Community Engagement
    613-722-6521 ext. 6448