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News and media

Media relations contact, news releases, articles, backgrounders, facts and figures.

Media relations contact

Phone: 1-613-992-7468 | E-mail:

Submit Access to Information and Privacy (ATIP) requests

Make requests under the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act.

News releases

News Releases are used to give details about an announcement, event or key milestone.

Media advisories

Media Advisories are used to inform media of an upcoming event, giving details of who, what, when, where, and why.


Backgrounders provide background or context information on a topic of interest.


A statement replaces a news release if there will not be an event. The statement itself embodies the event (it is the announcement that would have occurred at an event) that the news release would have otherwise described.

Media kits

Information packages for media.


Salute! is now a monthly e-newsletter.

Infographics and infobytes

Visual representations presented in a straightforward and engaging manner.

Facts and figures

Current and forecasted statistics about Veterans and other clients of Veterans Affairs Canada.

Search for archived news articles

Search for all archived news products from 2015 and earlier.

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