VETS Canada Coast to Coast 2017 Tour of Duty – A Huge Success!
Veterans Emergency Transition Services Canada (VETS Canada) held an extremely successful second annual Coast to Coast Tour of Duty in seventeen cities on Saturday June 10th – including volunteer-led walks in St. John’s, Sydney, Charlottetown, Halifax, Dartmouth, Fredericton, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Windsor, Barrie, Thunder Bay, Winnipeg, Edmonton, Calgary, Victoria and Vancouver.
The 2017 Tour of Duty saw hundreds of volunteers and special guests walking together to raise awareness of veteran homelessness, with 33 homeless and/or at-risk veterans identified during the day’s events. Volunteers will be following up with these individuals to assess.
Below are some pictures from the day – check them out!
VETS Canada President, Jim Lowther on CBC Information Morning
VETS Canada President, Jim Lowther Discusses the Importance of Partnership with The Salvation Army
VETS Canada and The Salvation Army Partner to Offer Transitional Housing to Homeless Veterans
Minister of Veterans Affairs Announces Extension of Contract with VETS Canada