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Media Advisory: Veterans Ombudsman to Hold Public Meeting with Veterans in Kingston, ON on March 29

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OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Mar 24, 2016) - Canada's Veterans Ombudsman, Guy Parent, will host a public Town Hall in Kingston, Ontario for Veterans, military and RCMP members, families, and other interested parties. These meetings are an opportunity for the Veterans Ombudsman to meet with Veterans and their families and hear about the issues that concern them. Mr. Parent will also talk about what his Office is doing on their behalf and provide an update on issues of concern to the Veterans' community. The Ombudsman will deliver a short presentation, followed by a question and answer period with the audience.

Those who wish to discuss their cases privately are invited to make an appointment in advance to speak with an Ombudsman Service Representative prior to the town hall or the following day, at the time slots listed below. Appointments can be made by emailing communication@ombudsman-veterans.gc.ca or calling 613-943-3070. Appointments are made in 20-minute time slots on a first come first served basis. Due to privacy concerns, personal cases cannot be discussed during the actual Town Hall.

Kingston, Ontario Town Hall
Location: Ambassador Hotel & Conference Centre, Lisbon Room
1550 Princess St., Kingston, ON K7M 9E3
Date: Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Kingston, Ontario Individual Meetings with Ombudsman Service Representatives
Location: Ambassador Hotel & Conference Centre, Lisbon Room
1550 Princess St., Kingston, ON K7M 9E3
Appointments available:
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM; and
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Media wishing to arrange an interview with the Veterans Ombudsman, Guy Parent, are asked to contact Lucille Hodgins at: lucille.hodgins@ombudsman-veterans.gc.ca or at 613-943-7884.

Media inquiries:
Lucille Hodgins
Office of the Veterans Ombudsman
613-943-7884
lucille.hodgins@ombudsman-veterans.gc.ca