Privacy Policy

We take your privacy seriously…

This privacy policy sets out how Veterans Alliance of Canada uses and protects any information that you give Veterans Alliance of Canada when you use this website. Veterans Alliance of Canada is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. Veterans Alliance of Canada may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1st of January, 2012.

What We Collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name and job title
  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

What We Do with the Information We Gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Links to Other Websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.


Occasionally, we will use Google Analytics Advertising features such as Google Ads or Google Display Ads. To accomplish this, we sometimes use “cookies” on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. For instance, when we use a cookie to identify you, you would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.

You can opt out of the Google Analytics Advertising features with Google’s Opt-Out Browser add-on.

Controlling Your Personal Information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to us.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen. You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please contact us. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect. If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us immediately via telephone at (204) 797-5580 or via email.

Veterans Alliance Executive Team

VAC is run by a board of directors. Our executive consists of:

Andrew Macleod


Originally from Cape Breton, NS, Andy joined the Canadian Forces in the summer of 1981 and retired after 34 years of service. He had numerous deployments overseas with the United Nations, NATO, and the Canadian Forces, and has lived on many bases across Canada. He has made Winnipeg his home after being medically released from the military in 2015.

Patricia Laviolette


Patricia joined our team in 2018 and brings over three decades’ worth of administrative and accounting experience to our organization. She was medically released from the Canadian Armed Forces in 2017 after serving 33 years as a Warrant Officer, providing administration/financial support and of course serving as a soldier.

Greg Gareau


Originally from Bellevue, Saskatchewan, Greg joined the Canadian Forces in the fall of 1981 as a vehicle technician (mechanic) and retired after 25 years of service. He spent four years in Germany, had deployments in Bosnia (2.5 tours), and supported the war against terrorists in Afghanistan. After spending 19 out of 25 years in Winnipeg, he now considers Winnipeg his home.

Our Team

Pamela Tomayer

Office Manager

Born and raised in northern Manitoba, Pam became involved with the mining industry and became a leader in the occupational health programs. After she met her husband, John, they decided to relocate to Winnipeg where she began working with the Veterans and learning about all the amazing uses of medical cannabis.