´╗┐Stakeholder Engagement Highlights Petawawa, ON

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On January 26, 2017, the Ombudsman held a stakeholder meeting in Petawawa with representatives from various groups and organizations that support Veterans and their families.

Highlights:

Transition Challenges:

  • Need for a Veteran identification card.
  • Modern-day Veterans are looking for peer support and are less interested in organizations without Veteran leadership or involvement.
  • Veteran support groups and organizations need to communicate and work together to provide better support to Veterans.

Attendees:

  • The Mayor of Petawawa
  • Member of Parliament's Office
  • UN-NATO CFB Petawawa
  • Veterans Commandos Motorcycle Club
  • MFRC
  • Phoenix Centre
  • National Association of Federal Retirees
  • OSISS
  • JPSU
  • Pembroke Legion
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