Ottawa, November 16, 2016. Michel Drapeau Law Office [MDLO] is proud to welcome Mr. Peter Stoffer who will be volunteering as a Strategic Advisor on Veteran’s Affairs issues.
In accepting this position, Mr Stoffer said: “I am excited to join Michel Drapeau Law Office as an Advisor to share my knowledge, understanding and advice with the aim of assisting Canadian Forces and RCMP veterans and their families with transition services and in accessing benefits.”
In welcoming this distinguished Canadian and former member of Canada’s Parliament, Colonel-Maitre® Michel W. Drapeau emphasized that Mr. Stoffer will bring to MDLO an unequalled level of expertise and a wealth of experience in that specialized domain:
We are delighted to welcome a person of Peter Stoffer’s caliber and breadth of experience to our law firm. Mr. Stoffer has proven to be an agent of reform and a beacon of inspiration to our Firm and the Veteran’s community. We look forward to working with Mr. Stoffer to assist Canadian Armed Forces and RCMP veterans, an underserved community’.
Mr. Stoffer served for more than eighteen years (1997-2015) as a Member of Parliament for Sackville- Eastern Shore, Nova Scotia. During this time, he was honoured with a variety of awards from the environmental, military, provincial and federal communities. Mr Stoffer was named Canada’s Parliamentarian of the year 2013, and has received the Veterans Ombudsman award.
Mr Stoffer has been knighted into the Order of St. George and has also been knighted by the King of the Netherlands into the Order of Orange Nassau. He is currently working for Trauma Healing Centers and volunteers his time with several military, RCMP veterans and charitable organizations.