Veterans Affairs Canada
Veterans Affairs Canada deeply values the contribution that Veterans have made to the development of our nation and we honour the sacrifices they have made in the defence of freedom and the pursuit of world peace. In expressing Canada’s gratitude to them, we strive to exemplify many of the same principles which they represent – integrity, respect, service and commitment, accountability, and teamwork.
The Veterans Affairs Portfolio consists of:
- the Department, which reports to the Minister of Veterans Affairs;
- the Veterans Review and Appeal Board, which reports to Parliament through the Minister of Veterans Affairs; and
- the Office of the Veterans Ombudsman, which also reports to Parliament through the Minister of Veterans Affairs.
Definition of a Veteran
Any former member of the Canadian Armed Forces who successfully underwent basic training and is honourably discharged ... more
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