Welcome to the RESPECT Forum Events & Campaign site!

Promoting collaboration through networking and knowledge sharing to improve mental health services and reduce homelessness for our men and women in uniformed service who run to danger.

Special Announcements:

The specific needs of women in uniform – webinars

Women in uniform webinars

We held our first women only webinar/ conference November 18th. A huge thank you to all the presenters and participants for a very moving and informative exchange. Your courage, candor and experience is greatly appreciated. For further information regarding upcoming webinars and resources for those seeking help please contact our National Coordinator, University Outreach, Women’s Outreach and Program Evaluation:  
Servane Roupnel ▸


Resources for Veteran families and military benefits:

Heart in hand

The Veteran Family Program benefits the medically releasing Canadian Armed Forces members, medically released Veterans and their families.

The Military Benefits Browser provides easily accessible information related to benefits and services for military members who are ill, injured, or transitioning out of the Canadian Armed Forces, their families, as well as families of the deceased.


Covid-19 Impact Veteran Families Survey

The Vanier Institute invites you to share your experience, thoughts and ideas! We’re seeking participants for a survey exploring the well-being and experiences of Veteran families during the COVID-19 pandemic. This survey is to be completed by anyone who is a Veteran or a member of a Veteran family.
Participate today! ▸

Thank you Fall 2020

RESPECT Forums – Fall 2020

Western Region

  • Regina/Saskatoon – 08-Oct
  • Winnipeg – 14-Oct
  • Victoria – Oct 14 and 22
  • Comox – Oct 15 and 21
  • Vancouver – 20-Oct
  • Edmonton – 20-Oct
  • Calgary – 21-Oct
  • Thunder Bay – 29-Oct

Québec Region

  • Montréal – 14-Oct
  • Québec – 20-Oct
  • Saguenay – 27-Oct

Ontario Region

  • Kingston – 20-Oct
  • Ottawa – 21-Oct
  • Hamilton – 22-Oct
  • Toronto – 23-Oct
  • North Bay – 28-Oct
  • Windsor – 28-Oct
  • London – 29-Oct

Atlantic Region

  • Halifax – 06-Oct
  • Saint John NB – 07-Oct
  • Moncton – 16-Oct
  • St John’s NL – 27-Oct
  • Fredericton – 29-Oct

To receive further information regarding the RESPECT Forums, please contact us via our web form or social media. Please include a subject so we can direct your request to the right person. We look forward to hearing from you!


About the RESPECT Forum

Respect Forum meetings bring together people from health and social services, all levels of government, universities, community organizations, and peer support organizations. Participants have the opportunity to talk about their organizations, the services they provide, the challenges they face, and their research and community engagement activities — paving the way to explore possibilities for collaboration.

More about the RESPECT Forum ▸


PTS can affect anyone

Respect Video

PTS (Post Traumatic Stress) is debilitating and can result in depression, domestic violence, homelessness and even suicide.