Veterans Ombudsman Awards 2018 Commendations

November 5, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – Office of the Veterans Ombudsman

Canada’s Veterans Ombudsman Guy Parent announced today the 2018 Veterans Ombudsman Commendation recipients:

  • Lifetime Contribution: Tim Black
  • Individual Contribution: Leah Cuffe and John Lenwood Roach
  • National Organization: Prince’s Operation Entrepreneur
  • Local Organization: RCMP Vets Association Support & Advocacy (Nova Scotia Division)

The Veterans Ombudsman Commendation recognizes and honours the exceptional dedication, hard-work and selfless motivation of an individual or group's contribution to Canada's Veterans and their families.  

Quote:

“I am pleased to present my final round of Commendations as Veterans Ombudsman to five exemplary recipients who have made a significant difference in the lives of Veterans and their families.  They deserve to be recognized.”

- Guy Parent, Veterans Ombudsman

Quick facts:

  • The Veterans Ombudsman, in consultation with his Advisory Council, awards the Veterans Ombudsman Commendation, in recognition of the efforts of these individuals and groups. 
  • The deadline for submissions for the 2018 Veterans Ombudsman Commendation was March 30, 2018.

Related links:

Veterans Ombudsman Commendation

Biographies: 2018 Commendation recipients

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