As Guy Parent, the Canadian Veterans Ombudsman in 2015 would say,
"There is nothing more powerful than freeing the facts. Facts arrived at by rigorous research and evidence-based analysis generate and focus debate. They empower citizens and enhance citizen engagement with government. This combined effect cannot easily be ignored, and it creates the conditions needed to shape public policy."
We need to think about the data we need to know, prioritize the questions, collect, clean, analyse and present so that leaders, public servants and public. To help the veteran and citizen