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

RESPECT Forums – Fall 2021
We are well underway !

Latest News:

Regina Fall 2021

Regina Forum – September 23, 2021 – Great to be collaborating face to face once again! Special thanks to Regina Mayor Sandra Masters for her participation and leadership at her second Respect Forum!

Women’s Outreach, YouTube™ channels and new reports:

International Women's Day Conference Report

We are busy! From preparation for the Fall 2021 Respect Forums, Women’s Outreach and National Service Mapping to newsletters, videos and many new conference reports! We’re excited to present even more valuable resources – watch us go! Women’s Outreach YouTube video

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RESPECT Forums Spring 2021 – A big success!

Respect Forum Spring 2021

This Spring, the Respect Forum held 24 online meetings across Canada, bringing together over 350 participants and 180 diverse organizations. 

Thank you to all who participated and the exceptional work of our devoted team. We are definitely better together! For further information please contact us via our web form or social media. Please include a subject so we can direct your request to the right person. See you in the fall!

RESPECT Forums – Fall 2021 Dates

We at the Respect Forum are committed to the health and safety of all Canadians and follow local, provincial, and federal safety guidelines and protocols. As we move toward “in-person” meetings, the Respect Forums expect that all attendees will be doubly vaccinated. Participants may be asked if they have experienced a recent illness suggestive of the possibility of COVID. All protocols required by the venue and Public Health Guidelines will be followed.

Western Region

  • Regina – 23-September
  • Winnipeg – 28-September
  • Victoria – 14-October
  • Edmonton – 19-October
  • Vancouver –20-October
  • Calgary – 21-October
  • Comox – 21-October
  • Thunder Bay – TBA

Québec Region

  • Saguenay – 14-September
  • Québec – 13-October
  • Gatineau – 26-October
  • Montréal – 2-November
  • Sherbrooke – 4-November 

Ontario Region

  • North Bay – 15-October
  • Ottawa – 20-October
  • Kingston – 21-October
  • Hamilton – 23-October
  • Windsor – 27-October
  • London – 28-October
  • Toronto – TBA

Atlantic Region

  • Fredericton – 28-October
  • Halifax – 16-November
  • St John’s NL – 24-November
  • Moncton – 2-December
  • Saint John NB – 3-December

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!

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.

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.

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PTS can affect anyone

Respect Video

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