Veterans Ombudsman to Hold Public Meeting with Veterans in Timmins

January 6, 2012

Ottawa, Ontario – Canada's Veterans Ombudsman, Guy Parent, will travel to Timmins to host a town hall session for Veterans, RCMP members, military members, families and other interested parties. These meetings are opportunities 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 issues of importance to the Veterans community. Mr. Parent will deliver a short presentation, followed by a question and answer period with the audience.

Location: Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 287, 46 Legion Drive, South Porcupine, Ontario

Date: Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Time: 7:00 p.m. ET

Media wishing to arrange an interview with the Veterans Ombudsman, Guy Parent, are asked to contact Leigh McFarlane at: leigh.mcfarlane@ombudsman-veterans.gc.ca

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