The Dean Welcomes the Minister of Veterans Affairs, the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould

Updated: Jun 24, 2019


Dr. Frank welcomed both The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence and Professor Santa J. Ono, President of UBC, to the Faculty of Education.


The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, formally announced funding to the Centre for Group Counselling and Trauma in Vancouver.


On May 4, 2018, Veterans Affairs Canada launched the first call for applications for the Veteran and Family Well-Being Fund. Organizations were invited to share their innovative ideas and encouraged to submit their applications as early as possible online.

Announced in Budget 2017, the Fund will support research, projects and initiatives that will have a positive and lasting impact on the Veteran community.


The fund will provide grants and contributions to private, public or academic organizations to conduct research and implement initiatives and projects that support the well-being of Veterans and their families.


Minister Wilson-Raybould delivered remarks, took questions from the media, and toured the Centre for Group Counselling and Trauma.

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This project was developed in partnership with the BC/Yukon Command of the Royal Canadian Legion and the Poppy Fund.