2017 Veterans Ombudsman Commendations

March 1, 2017

The Veterans Ombudsman is currently accepting nominations to recognize an individual, group or organization who have gone above and beyond the call of duty for Veterans. Do you know someone who deserves to be recognized for their selflessness, hard work, and dedication to Veterans and their families? Then submit a nomination before March 31, 2017!

Commendations may be awarded in the following categories:
• National organization or group – to recognize the exceptional work and significant contribution of an organization or group with a national scope that have 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 have 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 have 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.

The Veterans Ombusdman asks that you please complete the nomination form and include a summary of why you believe the nominee is deserving of the Veterans Ombudsman’s Commendation. In the form, remember to also include two letters of support for your nomination. Consult the nomination guidelines for more details.

Completed forms can be sent by mail, fax or electronically:

Office of the Veterans Ombudsman
360 Albert Street, Suite 1560
Ottawa, Ontario K1R 7X7

By Fax: 613-944-2939

By email: communication@ombudsman-veterans.gc.ca