Veterans Ombud Commendations Award

OTTAWA: Gerald Soroka, Member of Parliament for Yellowhead, wishes to advise that the nomination period for the 2021 Veterans Ombud Commendations has been extended to July 15. This award recognizes the outstanding contributions of individuals and groups across Canada who work tirelessly to support Veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, and their families.
The four nomination categories are:
• National organization or group – to recognize the exceptional work and significant contribution of an organization or group with a national scope that has resulted in a long-lasting and positive impact on the well-being of Veterans and their families;
• Local organization or group – to recognize the exceptional work and significant contribution of an organization or group that has resulted in a long-lasting and positive impact, at the local or regional level, on the well-being of Veterans and their families;
• Individual – to recognize the exceptional work and significant contribution of an individual that has resulted in a long-lasting and positive impact on the well-being of Veterans and their families at the national or local level; and
• Lifetime Contribution – to recognize the life-long dedication, exceptional work, and significant contribution an individual has made in supporting or advocating for Veterans and their families.
Nominations must include a completed nomination form and a summary of why the nominee is deserving of the Veterans Ombud Commendation. The guidelines can be found at https://ombudsman-veterans.gc.ca/en/commendation/guidelines
Nominations can be forwarded by mail, fax or electronically to:
Office of the Veterans Ombud
PO Box 66
CHARLOTTETOWN PE C1A 7K2

By Fax: 888-566-7582
By email: commendation-citation@ombudsman-veterans.gc.ca

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