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Media Advisory : Veterans Ombudsman to Release New Report

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec 10, 2012) - On December 11, 2012 the Office of the Veterans Ombudsman will release a report entitled Honouring and Connecting with Canada''s Veterans: A National Veterans Identification Card. This report examines the benefits and feasibility of a national Veterans identification card and recommends changing the current definition of the term veteran for commemorative purposes.

The report will be available online at www.ombudsman-veterans.gc.ca/reports-rapports/identity-identite-11-2012-eng.cfm as of 9:00 a.m. ET on Tuesday, December 11, 2012.

Media representatives are invited to contact the Office in advance to schedule an interview.