Better care for veterans on the table this weekend

Panel discussion on the state of Veterans Affairs in Canada takes place Jan. 17 in Surrey.

A panel discussion and luncheon on the state of Veterans Affairs in Canada takes place this weekend in Surrey.

Joyce Murray – Member of Parliament for Vancouver-Quadra and Liberal critic for National Defence and Western Diversification – veterans and subject matter experts will discuss post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), as well as veterans’ issues with local residents.

Everyone is invited to attend and learn more about PTSD and the obligation Canada has to its Armed Forces and peacekeepers.

The moderator will be John Aldag, federal candidate for Cloverdale-Langley City. There will also be experts speaking about PTSD and veterans’ issues

The free public forum takes place Saturday, Jan. 17 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Surrey Executive Sunrise Golf Course, 5640 188 St. Lunch is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at a cost of $25. Tickets for lunch can be purchased at the door.

 

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