Welcome to the RESPECT Forum Events & Campaign site!

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 2022

Western Region

  • Comox – 13-October
  • Victoria – 20-October
  • Vancouver – 3-November
  • Edmonton – 11-October
  • Calgary – 13-October
  • Regina – Seeking volunteers
  • Winnipeg – TBA

Québec Region

  • Outaouais – Seeking volunteers
  • Québec – 13-October
  • Montréal – 25-October
  • Estrie – 18-October
  • Saguenay – 20-October

Ontario Region

  • Thunder Bay – Seeking volunteers
  • Windsor – 5-October
  • Chatham – 12-October
  • London – 19-October
  • Ottawa – 2-November
  • Kingston – 30-November
  • Toronto – 25-October
  • Hamilton – Seeking volunteers
  • North Bay – Seeking volunteers

Atlantic Region

  • Moncton – 4-October
  • Saint John NB – 5-October
  • St John’s NL – 16-November
  • Fredericton – 6-October
  • Halifax – 12-October

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!


RESPECT Forum – Presenter Profile
Regina – March 7, 2022

Logo Legion Saskatchewan Command

We are looking forward to the presentation by Chad Wagner, Provincial Executive Director, Saskatchewan Command of The Royal Canadian Legion. We truly appreciate their efforts and participation. The Saskatchewan Command of The Royal Canadian Legion has a provincial membership of approximately 9,000 members. This includes 163 Legion branches throughout the province.

They provide countless volunteer hours serving veterans and communities around the province. The Legion has grown into one of the most respected and loved community service organizations in Canada. The Legion continues to serve veterans, ex-service personnel, and their families as well as communities, hospitals, seniors, and youth programs.

Learn more about the Saskatchewan Command ▸


Respect Forum Description

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 at least 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.

Respect Forum Interviews:

Join Ted Bird, our Social Media Coordinator, in conversation on YouTube™ with two very special people;

Ted Bird interviews

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

We are busy! From the 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

Women’s Outreach info ▸
Women’s Outreach YouTube™ ▸
Respect Forums YouTube™ ▸
View Latest Reports ▸


Respect Forum Report Fall 2021

RESPECT Forums Fall 2021: Thank you!

The Respect Forum held 20 meetings across Canada, bringing together 255 participants and 102 diverse organizations. View report ▸

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 spring!


Resources for Veteran families and military benefits:

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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.

More about the RESPECT Forum ▸


PTS can affect anyone

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